Second of three parts: More facts on antitrust

Two former officials of the US Federal Trade Commission are trying to correct antitrust misperceptions about the oil and gas industry. Last week, this space summarized the first four points presented in their monograph, “A Dozen Facts You Should Know about the Oil Industry” (OGJ, July 16, 2007, p. 17). Four more appear this week.The officials are Timothy J. Muris, who served as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission in the George W. Bush administration, and Richard G. Parker, who was director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition in the Bill Clinton administration. They cochair the antitrust and competition practice in the Washington, DC, office of the O’Melveny &am...

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