[Federal Register Volume 68, Number 28 (Tuesday, February 11, 2003)]
[Notices]
[Page 6946]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 03-3294]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Petroleum Environmental Research Forum Project 
No. 01-08

    Notice is hereby given that, on January 13, 2003, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), ExxonMobil Research & 
Engineering Company, on behalf of PERF Project No. 01-08, titled 
``Downstream Waste Management Cooperative,'' has filed written 
notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal 
Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties and (2) 
the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed 
for the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery 
of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified 
circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of 
the parties are ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company, Fairfax, VA; 
BP Products North America Inc., Naperville, IL; Petrozyme Technologies, 
Inc., Guelph, Ontario, CANADA; Shell Global Solutions U.S. Inc., 
Houston, TX; and Aramco Services Company, Houston, TX. The nature and 
objectives of the research program performed in accordance with PERF 
Project No. 01-08 are to provide exchange technology and experience in 
the minimization treatment and disposal of downstream waste. The 
program will be carried out by compiling, presenting, and exchanging 
technology, practices, or research related to achieving the objectives.
    Membership in this research group remains open, and the 
participants intend to file additional written notification disclosing 
all changes in membership or planned activities.
    Information about participating in PERF Project No. 01-08 may be 
obtained by contacting Mr. Steven Smith, ExxonMobil Research & 
Engineering Company, Fairfax, VA.

Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 03-3294 Filed 2-10-03; 8:45 am]
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