Furie seeks Jones Act penalty dismissal
Cook Inlet explorer contends it never violated shipping law, says government has no ‘legitimate basis’ to collect $15 million fine
For Petroleum News
Furie Operating Alaska LLC says the federal government’s claim for a $15 million civil penalty is “legally defective” and should be thrown out.
Furie, which is exploring for natural gas in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, laid out its arguments in court papers filed Aug. 21 in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.
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