A north-east man is being sued by oilfield services giant Schlumberger for $1million after they claimed he left the firm to work for a rival.
The Schlumberger lawsuit is a lesson for employees “not to pay lip service” to legal contracts, according to an employment law expert.
Environmentalists have filed the first civil lawsuit against ExxonMobil for allegedly not accounting for climate change in maintaining oil storage facilities in the US.
Chevron wasn’t the only winner in Monday’s ruling by a federal appeals court over its long-running Ecuadorian pollution litigation. The victory, in which the court affirmed that a lawyer for victims engaged in wrongdoing to secure a $9.5 billion verdict in the South American country, may benefit other corporations seeking to avoid enforcement of foreign judgments they contend are based on corrupt proceedings.
U.S. antitrust officials have prepared a lawsuit to stop Halliburton Co. from taking over rival oil-services company Baker Hughes Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter.
A lawsuit has been filed by the Attorney General in Pennsylvania against Chesapeake Energy over alleged claims of underpayment to landowners who leased acreage for fracking.