IMMOVABLE PROPERTY ON THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF

By Caitlin Morgenstern of Koch & Schmidt posted in Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act on Friday, July 8, 2016. In Hefren v McDermott, the Fifth Circuit considered the issue of whether an offshore facility was immovable property, resulting in the preemption of the plaintiff’s claims under Louisiana law. In March 2002, Murphy Exploration & Production Company, USA (“Murphy”) contracted with McDermott, Inc. […]

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