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Trimming boutique fuels top of mind at annual SIGMA meeting

PHILADELPHIA -- For the more than 500 attendees of the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers Association's (SIGMA) annual meeting, taking place October 21-23, the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the political push to boost refining capacity were top of mind. With refining capacity...

Retailers playing margin catchup after Katrina spikes

WASHINGTON -- Motorists may appreciate the recent decline in fuel prices, but not as much as gas station owners do, according to the Associated Press. When pump prices skyrocketed after Hurricane Katrina, gasoline retailers were caught in an uncomfortable paradoxthey were accused of gouging at the...

Fla.'s petroleum retailers, suppliers said pre-Wilma gas situation relatively normal

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Reacting to reports of people in that area filling 20-gallon and 50-gallon containers with gasoline in anticipation of Hurricane Wilma, officials last week asked Florida's two major petroleum organizations to talk to their members about possibly limiting gasoline sales to...

API Monthly Statistical Report for September 2005
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