US Asks Court To Enforce Transocean Subpoenas

Law360, New York (October 13, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government asked a Texas federal court on Wednesday to force Transocean Ltd. to comply with a series of subpoenas issued by the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board in its probe of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

U.S. attorneys said Transocean, owner of the Deepwater Horizon, refused to respond to five subpoenas the CSB sent it between November 2010 and April 2011 seeking information about personnel, design and other aspects of the sunken rig.

The board is investigating the release of hazardous substances from...
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Case Information

Case Title

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. Transocean Deepwater Drilling, Inc.

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)


Judge Lee H Rosenthal

Date Filed

October 12, 2011


Government Agencies

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