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Aussie Co. Takes $1.4B Chevron LNG Jetty Suit To 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 19, 2017, 5:32 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 has urged the Ninth Circuit to nix a California federal judge’s decision to pause the case pending arbitration, arguing that Chevron is just trying to delay litigation.

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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