Italy Asks Oil Cos. For Sicily Gas Price Info

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 1:37 PM EST) -- Italy’s antitrust body has sent out inquiries for detailed information from 11 of “the most important of [oil] companies” concerning information on gasoline prices in Sicily, after receiving a complaint about abnormalities in pricing there, the regulator said Monday.

Eni SpA, Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Exxon Mobil Corp. and ERG SpA are reported targets of the probe, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Anna Gaaloppa, a spokeswoman for the Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, known in English as the Antitrust Authority, declined...
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