Moncrief Brings New Suit Against Gazprom In Texas

Law360, New York (April 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Moncrief Oil International Inc. is once again trying its luck in the courts, this time suing Russian energy giant OAO Gazprom over ownership rights to a Siberian gas field in its home state of Texas.

The company revealed Thursday that it has filed a suit in the District Court of Tarrant County, Texas. The suit is based on “new evidence” that Gazprom used confidential information in an attempt to influence the outcome of Moncrief's original claims in U.S. courts.

Moncrief said that it had obtained evidence...
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