Energy Transfer Partners Faces Class Action

Law360, New York (October 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A putative class action lawsuit has been filed against Energy Transfer Partners LP alleging the natural gas transport and storage company illegally manipulated the price of natural gas futures contracts on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

On behalf of a potential class of natural gas futures and options traders, the case filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas claims that Energy Transfer Partners schemed to push down the price of natural gas first by selling massive amounts at artificially low...
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