Judge Nudges Along Dispute Over $1.8B Exxon, Shell Award

Law360, New York (August 8, 2017, 8:34 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday took another stab at ending a monthslong spat over discovery as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell PLC subsidiaries look to confirm a $1.8 billion arbitral award, giving Nigeria's state-owned oil company until Sept. 30 to finish turning over certain documents.

Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd. and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Co. Ltd. won the award — worth about $2.47 billion with interest as of last October — from the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. based...
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