Connecticut v. New Canaan Chevron, Inc. et al., No. CV-83-0064654 (Conn. Super Ct. Norwalk Dist. 1983)
Retail gasoline dealers in Fairfield County, Connecticut were enjoined from agreeing on a uniform level of profit margin, and were further enjoined from refusing to deal with competitors that failed or refused to adhere to such pricing plan.
Florida v. ISJ Energy, III, Inc., d/b/a Miami Gardens Exxon, a Florida Corporation (11th Jud. Cir., Dade County, FL, 1993)
State of Florida sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that defendant, Gardens Exxon sold unleaded regular grade fuel below its non-refiner cost at its retail outlet, in violation of F.S. Chap. 526, Florida?s Motor Fuel Marketing Act (below cost gasoline).
Florida v. Pafford Oil Company, James M. Pafford , no. CV 94 047 34 (2d Jud Cir. Leon County, FL, 1994)
As part of a negotiated settlement, the State of Florida sought civil penalties and injunctive relief, alleging that the defendant oil company and its corporate officers violated F.S. Chapter 526, and purchased and sold over a million gallons of non-Amoco brand gasoline from Amoco pumps owned or operated by the Amoco company in Leon, Jefferson, Madison and Franklin Counties.
State ex rel. Cooper v. McLeod Oil Co., No 05 CVS 13975 (N.C. Super Wake Co. July 30, 2007)
State alleged gasoline supplier and its affiliate conspired with other gasoline retailers to force gas station to raise its prices significantly. Parties settled for $25,000 civil penalties,
California v. Valero Energy Corp., No. 01-10895 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 18, 2001)
States sought to enjoin the proposed merger between Valero Energy Corporation (Valero) and Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation (Ultramar), arguing that the merger would substantially lessen competition in the bulk supply and wholesale marketing of gasoline.
Iowa v. Larrry Bentler, et al.,
State settled with three gasoline retailers accused of fixing prices in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Texas v. ATex Gas, et al; Cause No. 9007-A25324-CV; 64th Judicial District, Hale County, Texas
State of Texas filed suit against defendants for civil penalties, injunction and attorney fees, alleging defendants had conspired to fix prices of gasoline in and around Plainview, Texas
Missouri ex rel. Nixon v. Ware-Klump Oil Co. of Missouri, Inc.; 1994-2 Trade Cases ¶ 70,717
Action brought under Motor Fuel Marketing Act and Missouri Antitrust Act against seller of motor fuel and motor fuel jobber alleging sale of motor fuel below cost causing the unlawful effects described by the Motor Fuel Marketing Act. Consent injunction enjoined future violations and ordered reimbursement for costs of investigation.
Nevada v. Merkley & Hankins 1988 WL 247971 (Nev. Dist. Ct.)
Settlement of gasoline price fixing case.
Washington v. Texaco, Inc., No. C97-1980 (W.D. Wash. 1997)
Plaintiff States sought to enjoin Texaco, Inc. (Texaco) and Shell Oil Company (Shell) from entering into a joint venture, arguing that such an agreement would substantially impair competition for gasoline in Washington, Oregon, and the States in general.
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