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Prima Exploration, Inc. v. LaCounte et al

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Case overview

Case Number:

1:18-cv-00116

Court:

North Dakota

Nature of Suit:

240(Torts to Land)

28:2201 Declaratory Judgment

Judge:

Chief Judge Daniel L. Hovland

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  1. October 2, 2018

    ND Judge Nixes Suit Over Reservation Oil, Gas Lease

    A North Dakota federal judge has tossed Prima Exploration Inc.’s claims that the Bureau of Indian Affairs schemed with two rival companies to end its lease on land within the Fort Berthold Reservation, saying that Prima had to use all its options with the BIA before pursuing claims in court.

  2. August 10, 2018

    BIA Wants Out Of Suit Alleging Land Lease Plot

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs urged a North Dakota federal judge Friday to nix Prima Exploration Inc.’s claims that the agency schemed with two rival companies to end its lease on land within the Fort Berthold Reservation, saying the action is an improper attempt to skirt the administrative review process.

  3. July 10, 2018

    Enerplus Wants Suit Alleging BIA Plot Over Land Lease Nixed

    Enerplus Resources (USA) Corp. has urged a North Dakota federal court to toss a suit alleging the Bureau of Indian Affairs worked secretly with Enerplus and another company to end Prima Exploration Inc.'s lease on land within the Fort Berthold Reservation.

  4. June 1, 2018

    BIA Met Secretly With Energy Cos. To Break Lease: Developer

    Oil and gas developer Prima Exploration Inc. has hit the Bureau of Indian Affairs and two rival developers with a suit in North Dakota federal court, alleging the agency worked secretly with the companies to end Prima’s lease on land within the Fort Berthold Reservation and let the other companies develop the land instead.