BP, ConocoPhillips, Shell Strike Deal To Exit Hot Fuel MDL

Law360, New York (April 4, 2012, 8:04 PM EDT) -- Energy giants BP PLC, ConocoPhillips and Shell Oil Co. on Wednesday exited a Kansas multidistrict litigation alleging they illegally sold fuel without revealing or accounting for temperature expansion.

Terms of the settlement were not disclosed in the docket entry announcing the deal.

Representatives for BP and Shell confirmed the settlement but said only that it was subject to approval from the court and the members of the settlement class.

Attorneys for the plaintiffs did not immediately respond to requests for comment Wednesday.

The plaintiffs allege companies,...
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