Oil Excavation Co. Settles Suit Over Pipeline Rupture

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 9:45 PM EDT) -- Mid-America Pipeline Co. on Wednesday settled its suit accusing a Nebraska oil excavation company and its president of rupturing a buried pipeline and releasing tens of thousands of gallons of natural gas because they failed to check with authorities before digging.

The parties filed a joint stipulation in Nebraska federal court to dismiss all claims against Wilson Excavating Inc. and Dale D. Wilson with prejudice. The parties will pay their own court costs and attorneys' fees, according to the stipulation.

Mid-America, which operates a pipeline system...
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