Dril-Quip Claims Dismissed in Deepwater Horizon Litigation

Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Dril-Quip, Inc. announced that Judge Carl J. Barbier, the federal court judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana presiding over the multi-district proceeding In Re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010, issued an order on January 20, 2012 granting Dril-Quip's Motion for Summary Judgment and dismissing all claims asserted against Dril-Quip. In issuing the order, the court stated that it found no evidence showing that any equipment manufactured by Dril-Quip, Inc. played any role in causing or contributing to the blowout.

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Bruce | Jan. 25, 2012
I think if Halliburton does not produce a Cement Lab Test Result for the cement that was used, they can use their 4th qtr reporting earnings of 7.1 billion of 2011. I know for a fact if you lose a paper copy their is a copy on many hard drives, they had to work real hard to lose this evidence, the cementer had one, the cement coordinator, bulk plant foreman, email, fax machines, Sales rep, Technical Advisor, I know because I had nearly 30 years of service their. Bruce


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