States Can't Direct Gas Storage, Gas Co. Tells High Court

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 2:28 PM EDT) -- Northern Natural Gas Co. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether state courts are preempted under the federal Natural Gas Act from allowing third parties to siphon and otherwise take natural gas that is stored in federally regulated storage fields.

The company wants the high court to overturn the Kansas Supreme Court's ruling that gas producers who installed wells at the boundaries of a Northern underground storage field in Kansas and allegedly siphoned gas from the stores didn't act illegally, saying the ruling conflicts...
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