KBR Says $1.4B LNG Dispute Must Be Arbitrated

Law360, New York (January 11, 2017, 3:15 PM EST) -- KBR Inc. argued in Texas federal court on Tuesday that an AU$1.9 billion ($1.4 billion) case filed against it by an Australian contractor stemming from a liquefied natural gas project should be resolved through arbitration, saying that the contractor can't avoid the terms of the underlying contract.

KBR told the court that by filing its suit, CPB Contractors Pty Ltd. is attempting to obtain the benefits it is allegedly owed for its work on a 1.3 mile-long jetty for a liquefied natural gas project located off...
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