Marathon Oil Co. v. Babbitt

ELR Citation: ELR 20430
No(s). 96-1485 (10th Cir. Jan 2, 1998)

The court holds that the issue of whether a six-year statute of limitations for actions brought by the United States applies to Minerals Management Service (MMS) administrative orders to pay oil and gas royalties is moot. The MMS issued an order on May 17, 1994, finding that an oil company's predece...