MMS At Center Of Jefferson Block Insurance Dispute

Law360, New York (November 20, 2009, 1:07 PM EST) -- A pipeline leak that poured 227 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, triggering a $3 million cleanup, is not covered by the insurance belonging to Jefferson Block 24 Oil & Gas LLC because the energy company did not specifically list the structure in its Mineral Management Service forms, the insurers have contended in a recent motion.

On Thursday, Aspen Insurance U.K. Ltd., ACE European Group Ltd. and Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London asked a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...
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