Hoover Oil Field Settles Suit Over Gas Line Rupture

Law360, New York (June 6, 2011, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Hoover Oil Field Supply Co. Inc. and its insurer have settled a lawsuit claiming Hoover violated a contract by installing a natural gas line that ruptured the day its construction wrapped up, according to a Louisiana federal court order filed Monday.

The plaintiffs — including Gulf Production Co. Inc., B&L Exploration LLC and Biloxi Marsh Lands Corp. — filed suit to recover damages stemming from a failed line that was to transport natural gas from wells in St. Bernard Parish over land owned by Biloxi. Hoover...
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Case Information

Case Title

Gulf Production Company, Inc. v. Hoover Oilfield Supply, Inc. et al

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability


Ivan L.R. Lemelle

Date Filed

November 25, 2008

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