Oil Developer Expands Suit Over Kazakhstan Fields

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 2:59 PM EST) -- Independent oil and gas developer Sokol Holdings Inc. has added new facts to a lawsuit against rival BMB Munai Inc. over the acquisition of oil fields in Kazakhstan, accusing BMB and its officers of paying the owner of the fields to break his promise to sell them to Sokol.

Sokol's third amended complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, comes two weeks after Judge Kimba M. Wood allowed Sokol to add some new factual allegations to its suit,...
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