Energy Co. Aims To Knock Out $595M Eagle Ford Judgment

Law360, Dallas (December 11, 2013, 7:17 PM EST) -- The Huff Energy Fund LP and several affiliates urged a Texas appeals court Monday to overturn a judgment worth an estimated $595 million, arguing a trial judge gave an undeserved windfall to Longview Energy Co. after an Eagle Ford shale deal fizzled.

A September 2012 judgment held that Huff Energy, affiliates WRH Energy Partners LLC and Riley-Huff Energy Group LLC and two corporate directors, were liable to Longview for $95.5 million in damages and awarded Longview a constructive trust covering oil and gas leases in more...
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