BP Unit Can Stay Out Of Algerian Rig Attack Suit

By Michelle Casady (January 30, 2018, 6:23 PM EST) -- A Texas appellate court Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of BP Amoco Exploration In Amenas Ltd. from a lawsuit brought by a drilling supervisor who was working at a rig in Algeria when terrorists overtook a nearby gas plant in 2013, saying the company lacked sufficient contacts to establish Texas jurisdiction....

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