Natural Gas Antitrust Settlements

In re Western States Wholesale Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Case No. 2:03-cv-01431-RCJ-PAL, 2:06-cv-00233-RCJ-PAL, 2:07-cv-00987-RCJ-PAL

Welcome to the Natural Gas Antitrust Settlements Website

If you or your company purchased natural gas for your own use or consumption in Kansas, Missouri, or Wisconsin from January 1, 2000 through October 31, 2002:

This is the first group of Settlements in this case. Settlements have been reached with Defendants American Electric Power Company, Inc. and AEP Energy Services, Inc. (collectively, “AEP”); Coral Energy Resources, L.P. (n/k/a Shell Energy North America (U.S.), L.P.) (“Coral”); Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (f/k/a/ Duke Energy Corporation) and Duke Energy Trading and Marketing, L.L.C. (collectively, “Duke”); and ONEOK, Inc., and ONEOK Energy Services Company, L.P. (f/k/a ONEOK Energy Marketing & Trading Company, L.P.) and previously dismissed defendant Kansas Gas Marketing Company (collectively, “ONEOK”).

If you or your company purchased natural gas for your own use or consumption in Kansas or Missouri from January 1, 2000 through October 31, 2002:

This is the second group of Settlements in this case. The first Settlement involved settlements in Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin with American Electric Power Company, Inc. and certain of its affiliates; Coral Energy Resources, LP; Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and certain of its affiliates; and ONEOK, Inc. and certain of its affiliates. The Court has now approved two additional settlements, for natural gas purchases in Kansas and Missouri only, with CMS and El Paso.

Please note: If you live in Kansas or Missouri, you may be a Class Member in both Settlements.