Gas Developer Can't Revive Enbridge Pipeline Access Suit

Law360, Houston (June 27, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court declined Thursday to revive a natural gas producer’s suit over its exclusion from an Enbridge Inc. pipeline, ruling that the developer could not sue a competitor that allegedly convinced Enbridge to exercise a contractual right to repurpose the line.

The Eleventh District Court of Appeals ruled that Kadane Corp.’s claims that Cholla Petroleum Corp. trespassed and unreasonably interfered with its surface rights tied to a North Texas natural gas lease were without merit because Enbridge’s contract with Kadane allowed it to cut...
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