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Fed. Circ. Backs $100M WWII Fuel Cleanup Award For Oil Cos.

Law360 (July 18, 2018, 5:31 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday affirmed a $99.6 million award for a group of oil companies whose contracts to supply high-octane aviation gasoline during World War II were breached by the federal government, saying the Court of Federal Claims' decision awarding the damages was legally sound.

A three-judge panel rejected the federal government's arguments that the Court of Federal Claims wrongly awarded the damages in January 2017 to Shell Oil Co., Union Oil Co., Atlantic Richfield Co. and Texaco Inc., an award that also covered hazardous...
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Shell Oil Company v. US


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17-1695

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

134 Contract - Other

Date Filed

February 28, 2017

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