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Supreme Court, new chief justice, consider Indian reservation fuel taxes

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday considered the power of states to tax fuel sold on Indian reservations, a source of increasing conflict as more retailers thrive on tribal lands outside U.S. control. At issue, according to the Associated Press, is whether the state of Kansas can tax...

Majors curb pump prices to squeeze competitors

NEW YORK -- Major oil companies and refiners, under attack for their soaring profits, are restraining prices at the pump, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The result, said the report, is that gasoline can be cheaper at branded stations operated by companies such as ExxonMobil or Valero...

Texaco-Shell case to be heard by Supreme Court

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court convened for a new session Monday with a number of cases on its docket that could have a huge impact on the business world, said CNN/Money. In one antitrust case that affects the petroleum industry, Texaco & Shell Oil v. Dagher, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC...

Station allegedly raised price of unleaded 72 cents/gal.
Political posturing or petroleum profits?
Need watchdog to discipline retailers, study says
Counterintuitive study defends Minn. minimum-pricing law
Couriers to act as self-appointed gouging "watchdogs".
Daily limit sought on gas price hikes
Mo. AG cites 10 stations