Rieger et al v. Talisman Energy USA, Inc.
ORDER, The instant case is hereby STAYED. The parties may file a motion with this Court to lift the stay within ten days after Judge Ellison rules on the class certification question.Case stayed. Case terminated on 5/31/17, (Signed by Judge George C Hanks, Jr) Parties notified.(dperez, 3)
United States District Court
Southern District of Texas
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
LLOYD A RIEGER, et al,
TALISMAN ENERGY USA, INC.; aka
REPSOL OIL & GAS USA, LLC,
May 31, 2017
David J. Bradley, Clerk
CIVIL ACTION NO. 6:16-CV-76
Before the Court is the parties’ proposed Order staying the case. Dkt. 11. The
instant case is the subject of an agreed request to consolidate similarly situated cases filed
throughout the United States Southern District of Texas. See Cran et al v. Talisman
Energy USA, Inc., Civil Action No. 6:16-cv-00064, Dkt. 7. According to that request, a
related motion for class certification is pending before Judge Ellison of the Houston
Division. See Regmund et al v. Talisman Energy USA, Inc., 4:16-cv-2960, Dkt. 40.
The Court has stayed the lead case pending Judge Ellison’s ruling. See Cran et al
v. Talisman Energy USA, Inc., Civil Action No. 6:16-cv-00064, Dkt. 16. A ruling on the
request for consolidation is deferred while the stay is in place.
Accordingly, the instant case is hereby STAYED. The parties may file a motion
with this Court to lift the stay within ten days after Judge Ellison rules on the class
SIGNED at Galveston, Texas, this 31st day of May, 2017.
George C. Hanks Jr.
United States District Judge
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