ChevronTexaco Appeals Loss In Ecuador Spat

Law360, New York (July 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- ChevronTexaco Corp. will appeal a judge's order barring the American oil giant from forcing Ecuador and its state-owned petrol company into arbitration in New York, where the company hoped to recover legal costs over long-running litigation with the country.

Chevron filed a notice that it would take it claims to the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The case stems from a decade-long dispute initiated in 1993, when a group of...
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