Energy Co. Fights Arbitration In $15M Bill Row With Apache

Law360 (March 26, 2019, 5:55 PM EDT) -- An oil company has told the Texas Supreme Court that its dispute with Apache Corp. over who owes $15 million in attorney fees and settlement costs doesn't belong in arbitration, according to the plain terms of an agreement between them.

In a petition for review filed with the state's high court Monday, Wagner Oil Co. said the agreement under which it purchased certain oil and gas assets from Apache contained an arbitration carveout for exactly this kind of dispute, which concerns who must foot the bill for third-party lawsuits alleging the companies' oil and gas operations in Louisiana caused property damage....

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