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Sessel details initiatives to protect competition in petroleum industry

WASHINGTON -- Testifying Wednesday on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before the U.S. Senate's Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, Associate General Counsel for Energy John Seesel detailed the FTC's initiatives to protect competitive markets in the production,...

Motiva Enterprises LLC, the U.S. joint venture owned by Shell Oil Co. and Saudi Refining Inc., said it is considering a capital investment strategy.

HOUSTON -- Motiva Enterprises LLC, the U.S. joint venture owned by Shell Oil Co. and Saudi Refining Inc., said it is considering a capital investment strategy to increase refining capacity at one or more of its petroleum product refineries. It is considering several options to increase production...

After Katrina, new hurricane has consumers and refiners on edge

SAN ANTONIO -- As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) struggled yesterday to quell rumors it would commandeer gasoline supplies in advance of Hurricane Rita hitting the shore, oil refiners in the Gulf Coast area began closing parts of their refineries, one even calling the situation a...

OPEC ups spare capacity commitment
Concerned over excessive profits
Retailers, consumers watch as Hurricane Rita enters Gulf of Mexico
Oil leaks at refinery blamed on hurricane
NASCAR's Childress to appear at reception.
Cantwell bill would outlaw gas price gouging
Polls reveal changes in habits

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