America's Most Litigious Energy Companies

Law360, New York (February 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Although American energy companies are involved in far fewer lawsuits than companies in the health care, financial services and technology industries, the most litigious in 2006 was undoubtedly energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp., according to our survey of the 65 utility, gas and oil companies in the S&P 500 stock-market index.

Exxon litigated 414 new federal cases in 2006, almost as many as Chevron Corp., which ranked number two on our list with 208 new cases. Murphy Oil Corp. and Williams Cos. ranked three and four,...
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