Action Heats Up Against Oil Giants Over Fuel Price

Law360, New York (March 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Anger continues to boil over an alleged industry-wide “hot fuel” conspiracy, with the major oil companies facing yet another proposed class action.

Mississippi consumers have joined the growing ranks of plaintiffs suing the energy giants over claims motorists are getting less bang for their buck at the gas pump.

The suit, which is at least the eighth of its kind to be filed in the past few weeks, claims companies such as ConocoPhillips Co., Exxon Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Shell Oil Co., failed to adjust...
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