Columbia Sues To Get AmeriGas Propane Suit In Del.

Law360, New York (June 28, 2010, 6:50 PM EDT) -- Columbia Energy Group Inc. is trying to stop AmeriGas Propane LP from pursuing indemnification claims against the company in West Virginia, saying a 2001 sale agreement for Columbia’s propane distribution business requires them to resolve the issue in Delaware.

In a lawsuit filed Friday in Delaware Chancery Court, Columbia said AmeriGas is disregarding an agreement that all disputes arising from the $200 million sale of Columbia’s propane business to AmeriGas would be resolved in the Delaware courts.

AmeriGas has pursued indemnification claims against Columbia in West...
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