Koch Pipeline Accuses Its Contractors Of Bidding Scheme

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 6:20 PM EST) -- Koch Pipeline Company LP, an indirect subsidiary of Koch Industries Inc., filed suit against several former employees and contractors in Texas federal court Tuesday, accusing them of bribery and manipulating the company's bidding and payment procedures to misappropriate funds.

The pipeline company claims that Onyx Services Inc. and Principle Pipeline Integrity & Construction Services Inc. paid a KPL project engineer to gather confidential information regarding competitors’ bids for KPL projects. The inside information allowed Onyx and PPIC to submit more attractive bids to KPL, which were...
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Case Information

Case Title

Koch Pipeline Company, L.P. v. Orta III et al

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

370(Other Fraud)


Judge Keith P Ellison

Date Filed

January 21, 2014

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