Rock Supplier's $3M Award Against Southwestern Crushed

Law360, Houston (September 26, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday tossed a $3 million award against Southwestern Energy Co., ruling that a contractor failed to prove that it had been misled about the terms of a deal to supply crushed rock to develop a natural gas well.

The Fourteenth District Court of Appeals said that although there was some evidence that Southwestern would be unable to honor its three-year contract with K.T. Rock to buy 1.5 million tons of rock, the supplier hadn’t shown the deal was a sham from...
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