Archer Drilling, LLC v. Kenai Offshore Ventures, LLC
Rawlinson represented Kenai Offshore Ventures in a dispute regarding repairs
and upgrades to a drilling rig in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
BP Exp. & Prod., Inc. v. Frontier Drilling USA, Inc. (Noble Drilling).
Rawlinson was the 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.
CGGVeritas Land (U.S.), Inc. v. SAE Exploration, Inc.
Rawlinson represented CGGVeritas in a suit against a former employee and
competitor for the breach of a confidentiality agreement and non-compete covenant.
Excel Enterprises, LLC v. Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.
Rawlinson acted as lead counsel for Harvest and obtained judgment on the
plaintiff's claims of trade secret misappropriation involving oil
production in Venezuela. Successfully pursued counterclaim for breach
Exxon Corp. v. King Ranch, Inc.
Rawlinson defended King Ranch in a dispute regarding a lessee's right
of access to the Ranch. After prevailing in a venue dispute and extensive
discovery the settlement concluded favorably.
GDF Suez Energy v. Mohammed
Rawlinson acted as lead counsel for GDF Suez who was pursuing claims against
an employee for breach of fiduciary duty while defending claims of discrimination.
He successfully obtained summary judgment on discrimination claims and
concluded favorable settlement.
Longhorn Pipeline v. Kinder Morgan Liquid Terminals.
Rawlinson represented Kinder Morgan in a dispute regarding access to their
terminal facilities. He obtained favorable summary judgment.
Occidental Permian Manager, L.L.C. v. BP American Production CO
Rawlinson arbitrated a dispute regarding ownership of oil and gas "call"
rights in the Permian Basin. He obtained ruling and call rights were awarded
Ponder v. Rocky Mountain Resources. Rawlinson obtained summary judgment dismissing plaintiff's claims
of fraud, conspiracy, and breach of contract against three defendants
arising out of oil and gas prospects in Colorado.