Essar Can't Avoid Pipeline Co.'s $30M Contract Suit: FERC

Law360, Los Angeles (March 22, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday dismissed a complaint by a unit of steel giant Essar Global Ltd. alleging that Great Lakes Gas Transmission LP acted in bad faith and violated the Natural Gas Act when it sued for $30 million over an allegedly breached transportation services agreement.

Great Lakes filed suit against Essar Steel Minnesota LLC in October 2009 for anticipatory repudiation of their contract in response to Essar’s attempts to renegotiate the agreement after its financing capabilities were affected by the global financial...
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