Oil Companies Face Another Class Action

Law360, New York (March 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A number of big oil companies, including ConocoPhillips Co., Exxon Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Shell Oil Co., have been hit with a proposed class action that accuses them of not adjusting their fuel prices for higher temperatures.

The suit, which is at least the sixth of its kind to be filed in the last few weeks, is open to all individuals in Arizona who purchased motor fuel at a temperature greater than 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

“There is less energy…in a warmer and less dense gallon...
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