Atlantic Avenue Oil & Gas, Ltd., Plaintiff-appellant, v. Texaco Refining and Marketing Inc. and Amoco Oil Company,defendants-appellees, 870 F.2d 93 (2d Cir. 1989)

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 870 F.2d 93 (2d Cir. 1989)

Argued March 13, 1989. Decided March 30, 1989

Hewitt L. Rubel, New York City (Maggin & Swan, New York City, of counsel), for plaintiff-appellant.

Joseph P. Foley, White Plains, N.Y., for defendant-appellee, Texaco Refining and Marketing Inc.

Richard R. Lutz, New York City (Michael S. Belohlavek, Mathew S. Rosengart, Townley & Updike, New York City, of counsel), for defendant-appellee Amoco Oil Co.

Before MESKILL and NEWMAN, Circuit Judges, and CONBOY,*  District Judge.


This is an appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Nickerson, J., denying the motion of plaintiff-appellant Atlantic Avenue Oil & Gas, Ltd. for a preliminary injunction and dismissing its complaint.

The judgment of the district court is affirmed substantially for the reasons set out in Judge Nickerson's opinion below, 699 F. Supp. 27 (E.D.N.Y. 1988).


Honorable Kenneth Conboy, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, sitting by designation