DETROIT (AdAge.com) -- Omnicom Group's Merkley Newman Harty, New York, is participating in the review for the Pennzoil Motor Oil account.
Last week AdAge.com reported that the Houston-based marketer had narrowed the review to seven from 14 agencies.
Merkley Newman joins Omnicom siblings GSD&M
, Austin, Texas, the incumbent, and TBWA/Chiat/Day
, Playa del Rey, Calif.; Interpublic Group of Cos.' Deutsch
, Los Angeles, and Martin Agency
, Richmond, Va.; independents Doner
, Southfield, Mich., and Richards Group, Dallas; and WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson USA, New York.
Pennzoil has declined to discuss the size of the creative account. Consultant Roth Associates, New York, is handling the review.
A decision is planned for late March.