Judge drops Gulf-spill-related claims against 2 companies

04/11/2012 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Damage claims against Weatherford International and Dril-Quip over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill were dropped by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier. There is no proof that a float collar manufactured by Weatherford was defective and contributed to the incident, Barbier ruled. There is also insufficient evidence that would link Dril-Quip to the oil spill, according to Barbier.

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