Samson Wants Out Of Conoco Contract Spat

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Contending that ConocoPhillips Co. is trying to short the estate of bankrupt oil distributor SemCrude LP, oil producer Samson Investment Co. has asked a judge to dismiss its interest from a case filed by ConocoPhillips against SemCrude, Samson and others seeking to settle a contract for about $11.6 million.

Samson Resources Co., Samson Lone Star LLC and Samson Contour Energy E&P LLC filed a request Wednesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware asking that it be dismissed from an adversary suit for...
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