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Mac's Shell Service And Application Of The Petroleum Marketing Practices Act
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Philip Ashley The Petroleum Marketing Practices Act was enacted by Congress to address abuses in the termination or non-renewal of the franchisee relationship between independent franchisees and their franchisor oil companies. Since then, some circuit... Read More

AP Impact: Gulf Oil Industry-Government Ties Persist
Posted on 28 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Ties between offshore oil and gas companies and the agency that regulates them persist, nearly a year after the Obama administration announced an overhaul of ethics rules to deter such cozy relationships, documents obtained by... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson: Shell Selects Pennsylvania Site for Ethane Cracker
Posted on 15 Mar 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Sharon O. Flanery and L. Gil White Shell Chemical LP (Shell) announced today that it has selected a site to evaluate in Potter and Center Townships in Beaver County near Monaca, PA for its ethane cracker facility. Sites in West Virginia, Pennsylvania... Read More