Rockies Express Gouged Shell, BP On Pipeline, FERC Rules

Law360, Los Angeles (June 28, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT) -- An administrative law judge Friday ruled that Rockies Express Pipeline LLC implemented unreasonable tariff rates over the past two years on a section of its Rockies Express pipeline system, ordering at least $22 million in refunds to shippers, including Shell Oil Co., BP Energy Co. and others.

In a 103-page initial decision in a case pending before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Administrative Law Judge Judith A. Dowd also ruled that the company’s sale of excess gas related to its “fuel mechanism tracker” for profit had...
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