FTC OKs Texaco/Shell/Aramco refining merger

The Refineries Involved [51,555 bytes] The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the merger of certain U.S. downstream assets of Texaco Inc., Shell Oil Co., and Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco), pending the divestiture of selected assets. The merger includes the assets of Star Enterprise, a 50-50 refining joint venture of Texaco and Saudi Aramco (OGJ, Oct. 14, 1996, p. 29). The companies intend to form two limited-liability ventures combining "major portions of their U.S. refining, marketing, transportation, trading, and lubricants operations," said Texaco. One company will comprise the eastern U.S. and Gulf Coast refining and marketing b...

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