Notice is hereby given that, on November 15, 2007, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Petroleum Environmental Research Forum (“PERF”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. 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, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (PETROBRAS) Research and Development Center (CENPES), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL has been added as a party to this venture.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned Start Printed Page 7763activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and PERF intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On February 10, 1986, PERF 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 March 14, 1986 (51 FR 8903).
The last notification was filed with the Department on November 23, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on April 5, 2006 (71 FR 17142).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 08-591 Filed 2-8-08; 8:45 am]
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