Energy Cos. Duel Over Appeals Bond In $95.5M Shale Fight

Law360, Dallas (August 20, 2013, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Monday said it would hear oral argument in an energy company’s complaint that its opponent is asking for an excessive appeals bond in an attempt to hinder the company from challenging a judgment for $95.5 million plus assets in the Eagle Ford Shale.

The Fourth District Court of Appeals will hear argument in September on whether a trial judge correctly sided with Longview Energy Co. in its request that two of its directors and their companies, The Huff Energy Fund LP and Riley-Huff Energy Group LLC, each post bonds equal to the statutory cap of $25...

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