Tycoon's Qui Tam Suit Over CO2 Royalties Revived

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district court has reopened a series of qui tam lawsuits filed over a decade ago by oil tycoon Jack Grynberg alleging several gas pipeline companies underpaid royalties on the carbon dioxide they produced from federal land by using artificially deflated prices.

Judge William F. Downs of the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming reopened the case against Exxon Co. USA, Amerada Hess Corp.. ARCO Oil & Gas Co., Oxy-USA and Cross Timbers Operating Co. on Friday, following an order from the U.S. Court...
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