Pipeline Co. Seeks Toss Of Gas Co.'s $18M Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 3:46 PM EDT) -- Sea Robin Pipeline Co. LLC has asked a federal court to dismiss an $18 million negligence and fraud suit brought against it by offshore natural gas producer Medco Energi U.S. LLC, arguing that the written agreements between the two companies bar litigation of this kind.

Medco cannot maintain claims of negligence or negligent misrepresentation because under the terms and conditions of its contract with Sea Robin, the piping company is released from liability for all but intentional acts and gross negligence, Sea Robin said in a...
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