A London judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Shell (LON: SHEL) board members of failing to manage climate change risks.
A court has thrown out an offshore wind lawsuit for £400m in damages over a contested ScotWind seabed lease off Aberdeenshire.
Shell (LON: SHEL) faces a new front in climate litigation as a group of frustrated shareholders launch a lawsuit against the oil giant’s board in the UK.
Indonesia is seeking at least 27.4 trillion rupiah ($1.7 billion) in damages from PTT Exploration & Production (BKK:PTTEP) in a planned lawsuit next year over the Montara oil spill, even after the Thai company reached an initial settlement with farmers in the area.
Japan’s Inpex (TYO:1605) has filed a claim for $975 million against South Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) relating to the construction of a floating production storage & offloading (FPSO) vessel for its Ichthys LNG project in Australia.
A longstanding US lawsuit filed against ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) that alleges the oil and gas giant was responsible for human rights violations, including sexual assault, battery and wrongful death, that was committed by members of the Indonesian military, looks set to be heard after 20 years, as the company’s repeated attempts to block the trials have been overturned.
A Nigerian oil producer sued Shell for more than $2 billion over the ownership of oil wells, intensifying a dispute around an asset sale completed six years ago.
Japan’s Inpex has filed a lawsuit against joint venture company JKC, which consists of KBR, Chiyoda and JGC, relating to the construction of the giant Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in northern Australia.
Bank of China Ltd. has sued BP Plc in Singapore over its alleged role in fabricating oil deals with collapsed trader Hin Leong, in the latest effort by a creditor to recover losses after one of the biggest trading scandals in decades.
Eni SpA is seeking documents from a US investment firm helping Nigeria sue it and Royal Dutch Shell Plc for more than $1 billion over an energy deal at the center of a criminal corruption trial.
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.