Shell, Ex-Security Head Ask Court To Toss Retaliation Suit

By Dorothy Atkins (April 11, 2017, 1:27 PM EDT) -- Shell Oil Co. and a former FBI agent who led the oil and gas giant's U.S. security operations asked a Texas federal judge Monday to toss the agent's wrongful termination suit that claimed he was fired for objecting to Shell's allegedly biased hiring practices.

Shell and former Shell regional security manager Crockett Oaks III filed a joint motion to dismiss the suit without providing details about what led to the dismissal request. The parties agreed to bear their own court costs, according to the motion.

If approved, the dismissal would mark an end to a suit filed by Oaks in March...

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