Superior Alleges Prices On Flights To Oil Rigs Fixed

Law360, New York (June 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bankrupt undersea oil services company Superior Offshore International Inc. has launched a proposed class action accusing some of the largest providers of offshore helicopter services in the Gulf of Mexico of fixing prices for flights to oil rigs.

The lawsuit, filed June 12 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, claims the companies acted as part of a conspiracy between 2001 and 2005 to stabilize prices in the market for Gulf flights, which Superior estimated to be worth “several hundreds of millions of...
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