NorthStar's Bid-Rigging Claims Against Encana To Proceed

Law360, Los Angeles (March 10, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge on Monday allowed all but one claim of NorthStar Energy LLC's antitrust suit against Encana Corp. and Chesapeake Energy Corp. to proceed, finding NorthStar sufficiently alleged the defendants conspired to rig bids for oil and gas leases in northern Michigan. 

U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney granted in part and denied in part Encana, Chesapeake and co-defendant OIL Niagaran LLC's motions to dismiss NorthStar's suit, trimming a claim for tortious interference against Encana and Chesapeake while allowing Sherman Act and state antitrust and...
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