DC Circ. Rejects Tesoro Protest Of FERC Rate Hike

Law360, New York (January 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has shot down a bid by Tesoro Refining and Marketing Co. for review of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order that approved an increase in rates charged in connection with a pipeline owned by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit handed down an order Friday dismissing petroleum products company Tesoro's petition for review. Tesoro failed to exhaust its administrative remedies and raised new arguments for the first time before the appeals court,...
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