The opinion of the court was delivered by: DENISE COTE, District Judge
Having reviewed in camera the materials, submitted as part of
the plaintiffs' renewed motion for class certification, which
defendant Talisman Energy, Inc. ("Talisman") contends should be
excluded from the public record as confidential pursuant to Rule
26(c) (7), Fed.R.Civ.P., and having considered the parties'
arguments relating to these materials in letters dated August 4,
11, and 16, 2005, it is hereby
ORDERED that the following passages, included as highlighted
portions of Exhibits 1-13 to plaintiffs' August 4 letter, and
originally designated by Talisman as confidential, shall be
designated non-confidential and filed in the public record: Tab 1. All passages in the Antonov/Hind Plaintiffs'
Memorandum of Law in Support of Their Motion for Class
Tab 2. TE0548153: All passages in paragraphs 3.22 and 3.23.
The entirety of TE0548160.
Tab 3. All passages of Deposition of Mark Reading.
Tab 4. All passages of Harker Report Investigation.
Tab 5. TE0349163: Paragraph under the heading "Buffer Zone."
TE0349164: Passage from "Vehicles are in . . ." to ". . .
Tab 6. TE0250241: Passage "Manager of Security for
Downstream." Passage from "Access control to . . ." to ". . .
insurgents Military, Petroleum Security."
TE0250242: Passage "Guarding of oilfield installations (for
example, to military personnel at each rig site)."
Tab 7. Page 2 of Dingley fax: Passage from "Armoured
personnel . . ." to ". . . permanent basis."
Page 2 of Talisman Energy Sudan Post Visit Report: Paragraph
under the heading "Buffer Zone."
Page 3 of Talisman Energy Sudan Post Visit Report:
In the paragraph under the heading "Military Deployment," the
passage from "Vehicles are in . . ." ...