Chevron Scuttles Repsol's Bid To Block YPF Partnership

Law360, New York (September 30, 2013, 1:19 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday dismissed a suit the Spanish oil company Repsol SA filed against Chevron Corp. in an attempt to disrupt Chevron’s partnership with YPF SA — a company Repsol controlled before it was nationalized by the Argentine government — to develop shale gas in the South American nation.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa granted a motion to dismiss by Chevron, which argued that the suit was asking the court to rule on the legality of Argentina’s removal of Repsol-appointed managers and...
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