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SKV Wins Appeal Affirming Multi-Million Dollar Judgment for BPX Energy in Oil and Gas Contract Dispute

The 14th Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed SKV client BPX Energy’s multi-million dollar judgment against Crimson Exploration Operating, Inc. in a long-running dispute over drilling costs Crimson agreed to pay for a well drilled in 2012. The trial court had entered judgment for BPX Energy subsidiary BPX Operating Company after a five-day trial in 2019, and Crimson appealed.

SKV Names Karima Maloney to its Executive Committee

Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P, a leading litigation boutique in Houston, Texas has announced that Karima Maloney has been named to the Firm’s Executive Committee. Ms. Maloney succeeds Shaun Clarke, head of the firm’s white-collar practice.