Buckeye Partners, L.P., and Shell Oil Company, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Buckeye Partners, L.P., and Shell Oil Company
FTC Matter/File Number:

0410162

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

The consent order settled charges that Buckeye's proposed acquisition of five refined petroleum products pipelines and 24 petroleum products terminals in the United States from Shell Oil Company would reduce competition in the market for the terminaling of gasoline, diesel fuel, and other light petroleum products in the area of Niles, Michigan. Buckeye agreed to notify the Commission before acquiring any interest in the Niles petroleum terminal for a period of ten years.