Aussie Co. Denied Appeal In $1.4B Chevron LNG Jetty Row

Law360, Washington (March 20, 2017, 1:28 PM EDT) -- An Australian contractor alleging Chevron shortchanged it by AU$1.8 billion ($1.39 billion) on a AU$3.4 billion liquefied natural gas jetty project was denied immediate appeal Friday when a California federal judge stood by her decision pausing the case pending arbitration she said is sufficiently related to the lawsuit.

CPB Contractors Pty. Ltd. sued several Chevron Corp. entities in California state court in August for AU$1.8 billion in allegedly unpaid bills related to the Gorgon drilling project off Australia's western coast. It's fighting the suit's removal by...
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