Energy Cos. Win Another Look At FERC Role In Gas MDL

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 6:10 PM EST) -- A federal judge has granted a dozen energy companies' request that he review his ruling on the scope of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's jurisdiction related to claims raised by Kansas plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation over an alleged conspiracy to fix wholesale natural gas prices.

Judge Philip M. Pro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada on Monday agreed to reconsider his May 2008 order denying the energy companies' bid for summary judgment and gave the companies until Nov. 24 to refile their...
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