Oil Tycoon's Conspiracy Suit V. TNK-BP, Others Nixed

Law360, New York (February 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Finding the plaintiffs’ claims to be without merit, a judge has thrown out a suit filed by oil tycoon Jack J. Grynberg against TNK-BP Ltd., Global Petroleum Group Ltd., Grenadian officials and others that accused the defendants of conspiring to lock Grynberg and a petroleum exploration firm out of a deal to search for oil and gas.

Judge Evan J. Wallach issued a ruling Feb. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissing the suit in its entirety with prejudice,...
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