Allen v. Chief Oil & Gas. Represented minority shareholder in claims for breach of fiduciary duty and
fraud arising out of sale of assets in the Barnett Shale.
Archer Drilling, LLC v. Kenai Offshore Ventures, LLC. Representing Kenai Offshore Ventures in dispute regarding repairs and upgrades
to drilling rig in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
BP Exp. & Prod., Inc. v. Frontier Drilling USA, Inc. (Noble Drilling). Counsel for Noble Drilling in arbitration arising out of BP’s hiring
of a vessel to assist with the Gulf of Mexico cleanup. Obtained summary
judgment and award of $35 million.
BP Prod. N.A., Inc. v. Technip USA, Inc. Counsel for Technip in construction disputes involving a refinery project.
Defended against claims both by owner and subcontractor.
CGGVeritas Land (U.S.), Inc. v. SAE Exploration, Inc. Represented CGGVeritas in suit against former employee and competitor
for breach of a confidentiality agreement and non-compete covenant.
Excel Enterprises, LLC v. Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. Lead counsel for Harvest and obtained judgment on plaintiff’s claims
of trade secret misappropriation involving oil production in Venezuela.
Successfully pursued counterclaim for breach of contract.
GDF Suez Energy v. Mohammed. Lead counsel for GDF Suez pursuing claims against employee for breach
of fiduciary duty while defending claims of discrimination. Obtained summary
judgment on discrimination claims and concluded favorable settlement.
Longhorn Pipeline v. Kinder Morgan Liquid Terminals. Represented Kinder Morgan in a dispute regarding access to their terminal
facilities. Obtained favorable summary judgment.
Occidental Permian Manager, L.L.C. v. BP American Production CO. Arbitrated dispute regarding ownership of oil and gas "call"
rights in the Permian Basin. Obtained ruling awarding call rights to Occidental.
Zavala Mustang Ranch, Ltd. v. Harvest Pipeline Co., et al (Hilcorp). Represented Harvest and Arrowhead Gathering Company in a three-week trial
involving an alleged pipeline release in Zavala County, Texas.