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Chesapeake Sues Cameron for Marcellus Shale Well Blowout

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   |    Tuesday,April 30,2013

Cameron has noted in its 10Q that it its currently involved in a lawsuit with Chesapeake concerning a blowout at a recent Marcellus well.

The company detailed the issue as follows:

"The Company from time to time is a defendant in cases alleging equipment failure due to inherent defects; failure of design, manufacture, testing, assembly or installation; and/or improper maintenance, and are typically accompanied by claims such as breach of contract, breach of implied warranty, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, strict liability in tort and/or product liability.

One such matter is Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C. and Chesapeake Operating, Inc. vs. Cameron International Corporation filed in the District Court of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma on April 16, 2013, in which Chesapeake alleges a failure of Cameron hydraulic fracturing wellhead equipment which is claimed to have caused or contributed to an uncontrolled discharge of fluids on the Chesapeake ATGAS 2H well site in Pennsylvania and seeks unspecified damages. "  - Source


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