Shell To Toss Most Drawback Claims In Duties Battle

Law360, New York (November 30, 2010, 3:20 PM EST) -- Shell Oil Co. has agreed to throw out several of its drawback claims in a suit against the U.S. over oil duty refunds from 1995 and 1998 that the energy giant said were improperly denied by the government.

Shell and the U.S. said in a joint status report Monday in the U.S. Court of International Trade that the company will file a consent motion asking the court to sever and dismiss 10 of 13 drawback entries at issue in the suit.

Meanwhile, Shell and the U.S....
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