Rebel groups, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and National Liberation Army (ELN), have often targeted oil infrastructure, bombing pipelines and trucks carrying crude oil, Reuters said.
Experts said the way Chesapeake handles finances could be crucial for midstream pipeline companies, which have long-term contracts with producers to move, process and store energy products, Reuters reported.
"Having a full-time presence in Houston will allow us to better support our growing customer base and attract additional talent as we enter a phase of rapid growth in our business," Tom Ramsey, CEO, said.
Peter Brinckerhoff of Florida was awarded the fee for putting in more than 1,500 hours on the case, which resulted in one of the largest damage awards in the history of Delaware's Court of Chancery, which heard the case.
Midstream assets figure heavily into deal, with Dominion calculating that $425 million in EBITDA could be moved into its midstream MLP. The merger would put Eastern and Western gas market under Dominion’s roof.