Dril-Quip Claims Dismissed in Deepwater Horizon Litigation
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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