Berman Tabacco

Reformulated Gasoline (RFG)

In re Reformulated Gasoline (RFG) Antitrust and Patent Litigation, MDL No. 05-1671 (C.D. Cal.).

Berman Tabacco, as co-lead counsel, negotiated a $48 million settlement with Union Oil Company and Unocal.  The agreement settled claims that the defendants manipulated the California gas market for summertime reformulated gasoline and increased prices for consumers.  The noteworthy settlement delivered to consumers a combination of clean air benefits and funding for alternative fuel research.

Case Information

  • Settlement Amount:
    $48,000,000