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Truckstop industry working to meet demand after hurricane

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The nation's truckstops are working hard to meet demand after Hurricane Katrina disrupted supply in some areas, said NATSO Inc., which represents truckstop and travel center owners and operators. Delivery of freight is crucial to improving the situation in the storm-ravaged...

CITGO Petroleum Corp. and Petr aleos de Venezuela SA celebrate 20 years of participation in the annual Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon.

HOUSTON -- CITGO Petroleum Corp. and its Venezuelan parent company, Petr aleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), celebrate 20 years of participation in the annual Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon this past weekend by presenting checks totaling $8 million to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The funds...

Ex-presidents Bush, Clinton team up again; industry efforts continue

HOUSTON -- As former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton hope to relieve the suffering of thousands of Americans by raising money to rebuild and assist with medical services in three states hit by Hurricane Katrina, more companies involved with the petroleum and convenience store industry...

Deal will cover 590 locations
C-stores to offer free access in 583 locations
Industry continues to offer help
Industry swiftly steps up to plate for employees, citizens
Gov. expected to sign bill into law
Donation will fund new youth safety program
Beginning in September, ConocoPhillips will test the effectiveness of communicating its gasoline brand message using alternative types of media.

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