Calif. Court Declines To Review Oil Lease Dispute

Law360, New York (July 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Macpherson Oil Co. can continue its quest to collect damages from the city of Hermosa Beach, Calif., in a long-running battle over a canceled oil and gas lease, after the California Supreme Court declined a city request to review the case.

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of California said it wouldn’t take a second look at a decision made in February by a Los Angeles County Superior Court in favor of Macpherson, ruling that Hermosa Beach breached the terms of its oil and gas lease with...
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