CLARKSBURG - A company is seeking damages after a construction company allegedly breached a contract by performing poor work.

Antero Resources Corp., formerly known as Antero Resources Appalachian Corp., filed a lawsuit Nov. 7 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia at Clarksburg against Performance Pipeline LLC.

According to the complaint, on April 4, Antero entered into a contract with Performance Pipeline to perform construction work along Antero's pipeline right of way.

On April 9, Antero gave the defendant notice to proceed with construction and alleges the defendant breached the construction agreement by committing or omitting various acts, including failing to properly install the pipeline, during the construction, causing Antero damage.

Antero alleges that portions of the defendant's work was defective, deficient and of poor workmanship, and that on Aug. 1, it terminated the contract due to the defendant's acts.

Antero is seeking damages in excess of $2,995,653. It is being represented in the case by attorney Eric J. Hulett and W. Henry Lawrence.

United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia at Clarksburg Case No: 1:13-cv-00246

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