Oil Producers Thwarted In SemCrude Appeal

Law360, New York (October 27, 2010, 1:51 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thwarted attempts by oil and gas producers to have suits against them thrown out in a series of tangled disputes with purchasers arising from the bankruptcy of SemCrude LP, which supposedly didn't pay the energy producers for hundreds of millions of dollars of oil and gas before it went into bankruptcy.

Judge Sue L. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Tuesday shot down more than a dozen requests from producers to file interlocutory appeals from a...
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