8th Circ. Urged To Revive Suit Over $925M Bakken Shale Buy

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 10:27 PM EST) -- Two Native American women on Tuesday appealed the dismissal of their class action against Bakken Shale development middlemen, telling the Eighth Circuit that they got much less money for their oil-rich land than the market value in a $925 million sale to The Williams Co. Inc.

Appellants Ramona Two Shields and Mary Louise Defender Wilson said that a consultant for a tribal development corporation, Zenergy Inc. and its president, an unidentified financier, and Dakota-3 E&P Co. LLC were part of a land-purchasing plot that the federal...
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