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Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation (“POSC”)

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Notice is hereby given that, on October 25, 1999, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation (“POSC”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, PIDX Petroleum Industry Data Exchange, Findlay, OH has been added as a party to this venture.

No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation (“POSC”) intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.

On January 14, 1991, Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation (“POSC”) filed its original notification pursuant to section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on February 7, 1991 (56 FR 5021).

The last notification was filed with the Department on August 3, 1999. A notice has not yet been published in the Federal Register.

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Constance K. Robinson,

Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.

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[FR Doc. 00-12045 Filed 5-11-00; 8:45 am]