BP Can't Collect Coverage For Land Trespass Suit

Law360, Houston (March 22, 2013, 8:03 PM EDT) -- A Texas judge on Thursday threw out BP Oil Pipeline Co.'s suit alleging Plains Pipeline LP agreed to indemnify it against landowners who say BP trespassed on their property to use a pumping station for 26 years without paying rent.

Harris County District Judge Larry Weiman granted Plains' motion for summary judgment, finding that Plains is not responsible for covering any damages assessed against BP in Louisiana federal litigation it is fighting over its use of the pumping station, which it sold to Plains in 2006....
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