Texas Appeals Court Sends BP Gas Delivery Suit To Arbitration

Law360, Houston (February 28, 2013, 7:35 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday ruled that a BP PLC unit must arbitrate litigation over a natural gas delivery contract even though the agreement does not expressly require arbitration, because the case cannot be decided without considering a separate contract that does.

The First District Court of Appeals held that because a challenge to a natural gas delivery agreement inked by predecessors to TOC-Rocky Mountain Inc. and Enterprise Field Services LLC could not be resolved without interpreting a related gas gathering agreement that contains an...
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