BP's $24M Win On Well Title Defects Sticks To Chesapeake

Law360, Los Angeles (May 02, 2014, 7:38 PM ET) -- The Tenth Circuit rejected Chesapeake Exploration LLC’s attempts to escape an order to pay BP America Production Co. $24 million in damages and fees stemming from title defects on wells that Chesapeake sold BP, ruling Friday that Chesapeake had waived its right to arbitrate the damages.

Writing for a unanimous panel, Judge Paul J. Kelly Jr. held that Chesapeake could not demand arbitration now when it had argued repeatedly that the damages were outside the scope of an arbitration panel’s authority under a purchase and sale...
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Case Title

BP America Production v. Chesapeake Exploration, et al


Case Number

13-6185

Court

Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

August 5, 2013


Case Title

BP America Production v. Chesapeake Exploration, et al


Case Number

13-6108

Court

Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

April 29, 2013


Case Title

BP America Production v. Chesapeake Exploration, et al


Case Number

13-6122

Court

Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

May 10, 2013

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