Energy Giants Conspired To Cheat Drivers: Suit

Law360, New York (January 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Some of the world’s biggest energy companies face a potential class action by Kentucky residents over claims they shortchanged drivers at gas stations by failing to adhere to the standard gallon of fuel.

The three named plaintiffs, one a Kentucky company which operates a fleet of trucks, claim the energy giants conspired to sell petrol without accounting for fluctuations in temperature which affect the actual amount of fuel in the pump.

The defendants listed in the suit include Exxon Mobil, Shell Oil, Chevron USA, Texaco, Amoco...
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