Chevron, Energen Spar Over Legal Fees

Law360, New York (February 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A dispute between two energy companies over legal fees has erupted into litigation, after Chevron USA Inc. filed a lawsuit against Energen Resources Corp. asking a court to force Energen to comply with the terms of a 1990 agreement.

The case, filed last week in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, claims that Energen failed to honor a contract under which the company agreed to defend and indemnify Chevron from claims made against it in litigation related to a specific lease transfer....
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