An attorney representing Anschutz Exploration Corp. (AEC) has filed suit against the Town of Dryden, NY, arguing that the town of overstepped its authority when it enacted an ordinance and a zoning requirement this summer banning all oil and gas development activities.
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A Pennsylvania township has filed lawsuit against its county board of elections, arguing that a referendum put forth by an environmental group that would ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the township violates several state laws and could expose the municipality to legal action by the industry and others.
The heady days of natural gas trading in Houston, circa 1999-2000, were recalled Tuesday in opening statements by attorneys arguing the case against two former physical gas traders charged with reporting bogus trades to industry publications in an attempt to manipulate the market.
ExxonMobil had presented its case for appeal to the state’s high court in April, arguing that the punitive damages awarded to the State of Alabama in December 2000 were “without merit” (see NGI, April 29).