Shell Fires Back At US In Oil Exports Drawback Feud

Law360, New York (November 30, 2009, 1:45 PM EST) -- Shell Oil Co. told the U.S. Court of International Trade on Monday that it is entitled to drawbacks on fees and taxes from a 1995 claim related to oil shipments bound for export, even though the company didn't seek the entire duty refund at the time.

The suit accuses the U.S. government of improperly withholding taxes and processing fees when issuing drawbacks for numerous oil shipments bound for export.

Shell filed a response Monday in the CIT to the U.S. government's contention that Shell had not...
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