Shell Unit Broke Pact To Take Oil After Spill, Suit Says

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 5:22 PM EST) -- A Royal Dutch Shell PLC affiliate was hit with a lawsuit in Texas court Tuesday accusing it of breaching an agreement to accept crude oil deliveries from an All American Oil & Gas Inc. subsidiary following a pipeline rupture that spilled about 20,000 gallons of oil in California.

Kern River Holdings Inc. filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Shell Trading (US) Co. in Harris County District Court saying that even though Kern River’s oil was delivered to Shell by Shell’s own trucks, Shell said it...
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