La. Court Revives Cleanup Suit Against Two Oil & Gas Cos.

Law360, New York (June 2, 2017, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana appellate court has revived an oilfield cleanup suit that previously saw a jury let two oil and gas operators off the hook on claims they violated remediation provisions spelled out in their leases of oil property in the state.

In a Wednesday order questioning whether the jury erred in finding Oleum Operating Co. and AKSM LC did not breach their obligations to Sweet Lake Land and Oil Company under their respective leases when they failed to clean up environmental contamination, the state appellate panel concluded that both companies indeed had some degree of restoration duties in their contracts, which...

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