Recent Trends In Energy Antitrust Enforcement And Litigation

By Darren Tucker, Jason Powers and Brian Schnapp (February 4, 2019, 12:50 PM EST) -- 2018 was a busy year for competition enforcement and litigation in the U.S. energy industry. Energy transactions continued to represent a significant focus of merger enforcement activity, while energy-related private antitrust litigation remained active, with cases focusing on allegations of market manipulation, bid-rigging, collusion in the pursuit of oil and gas leaseholds and mineral estates, and conspiracies to withhold refinery and pipeline capacity. On the other hand, consistent with overall criminal antitrust enforcement trends, there was relatively little cartel enforcement in the energy sector in 2018.

Merger Enforcement: Focus on Retail Fuel Outlets, Speeding Up Review

2018 was an active year...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!