No. 82-3274.

709 F.2d 959 (1983)

CNG PRODUCING CO. and Forest Oil Corp., Individually and on Behalf of Columbia Gas Development Corp. and Texas Gas Exploration Corp., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. COLUMBIA GULF TRANSMISSION CORP. and Texas Gas Transmission Corp., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Opinion on Denial of Rehearing November 3, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Doyle, Smith & Doyle, Roger H. Doyle, Constance R. LeSage, James E. Wright, Jr., New Orleans, La., for plaintiffs-appellants.

Brian, Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn, Frank J. Peragine, Daniel J. Caruso, Thomas J. Fischer, New Orleans, La., Onebane, Donohoe, Bernard, Torian, Diaz, McNamara & Abell, Kathleen M. Overcash, Lafayette, La., for defendants-appellees.

Before GEE, REAVLEY and HIGGIN-BOTHAM, Circuit Judges.

REAVLEY, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiff-appellants sued the defendant-appellees for damages to their oil platform occasioned by an explosion occurring while defendants were venting natural gas. The jury returned a verdict for defendants, and we affirm.


Plaintiffs are the owner-operators of an offshore oil platform located off the coast of Louisiana.1 Defendants Texas Gas ...

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