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The FTC allowed the $16 billion merger of El Paso Energy Corporation and the Coastal Corporation after requiring the companies to divest their interests in 11 natural gas pipeline systems totaling more than 2,500 miles of pipe. The agreement provides for the divestiture of the...
A final order allowed El Paso Energy Corporation to acquire PG&E Gas Transmission Teco, Inc. and PGU Gas Transmission Texas Company (subsidiaries of Pacific Gas & Electric) with the provision that it divest its interest in the Oasis Pipe Line Company; PG&E's share of the...
Release of FTC Holiday Shopping Alert: The Office of Consumer and Business Education, within the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, has recently released a Holiday Shopping Alert titled: "Buying Cashmere? Avoid Pulled Wool." The alert provides information about how products made of this type of...
The Commission has received an application for approval of a proposed transaction from the following: Unified Western Grocers, Inc. (Unified). The application concerns the June 1999 FTC consent order regarding the merger of Albertson's, Inc. and American Stores Company, which required the...
Consent agreements given final approval:
The Federal Trade Commission today issued an interim report to Congress on its investigation into recent Midwest gas price increases that sets forth the reasons the Commission launched the investigation and provides a status report on the ongoing investigation, including progress to date and a...
Commission action regarding applications for approval: The FTC has approved an application from the following: Exxon Mobil Corp. The application concerns Exxon Mobil's request to divest Mobil Pipe Line Company's interest in Colonial Pipeline Company and Colonial Ventures, L.L.C. (Colonial), as...
Application for approval of proposed divestiture: The FTC has received an application for divestiture from the following: Dominion Resources, Inc. and Consolidated Natural Gas Company (CNG). Pursuant to the terms of the Commission's order announced on November 5, 1999, regarding the proposed...
Presenting Federal Trade Commission testimony today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources regarding recent gasoline price increases in the Midwest, FTC Competition Director Richard G. Parker described several potential causes for the increases and assured Congress that...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following action: Application for approval of transaction:
Presenting Federal Trade Commission testimony today before the House of Representatives' Commerce Committee regarding recent gasoline price increases in the Midwest, FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky described several potential causes for the increases and assured Congress that the Commission's...
Pitofsky issued the following statement today on Capitol Hill:
The Commission has approved the amendment of a complaint against the following: Advanced Public Communications Corporation. The original complaint in this matter was issued as part of the law enforcement initiative called Project Biz-illion$, and concerned allegedly deceptive practices in the...
Approval of application for divestiture:
Following a public comment period, the Commission has ruled on an application for approval of a transaction from the following: Exxon Mobil Corporation. The application concerns Exxon Mobil's proposed divestiture of assets, as detailed in Paragraph II.A-F of the proposed order in this matter. In...
The FTC has received an application for the approval of a transaction from the following: Exxon Mobil Corporation. As required by Paragraph XIV.B. of the Commission's order in Docket No. C-3907, Exxon Mobil has entered into two Base Oil Supply Agreements. The agreements, with Castrol North America...
Duke agreed to divest 2,780 miles of gas gathering pipeline in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas to settle antitrust concerns stemming from Duke’s and Phillips Petroleum Company’s proposed merger of their natural gas gathering and processing businesses and its proposed acquisition of gas...
  Commission action regarding applications for approval:
The FTC has approved several agreements in the following matter: BP-Amoco p.l.c./Atlantic Richfield Company. The Commission has approved certain agreements required by Paragraph II.C. of the proposed Decision and Order in this matter, which the Commission accepted for public comment on April 13,...

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