BP, Conoco, Others Agree To $21.6M Deal In Hot Fuel MDL

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 5:05 PM EDT) -- Six refiners and four retailers asked a Kansas federal judge Friday for preliminary approval of a $21.6 million agreement to settle claims in a multidistrict litigation alleging they illegally sold motor fuel without revealing or accounting for temperature expansion.

BP, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell PLC each agreed to pay $5 million and Citgo Petroleum Corp. and Sinclair Oil Corp. each agreed to pay $800,000 to settle the claims from the MDL, which encompassed lawsuits brought by consumers in 26 states as well...
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