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Most also oppose breakup of oil companies

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- A proposal to tax oil company profits and possibly even force the breakup of major oil corporations got a relatively chilly reception from CSP Daily News readers last week. A solid 50% of respondents to a Daily News Poll opposed the idea of breaking up the oil companies, while...

16 stations paying a total of $13,500; Eastern Petroleum settles for $75,000

WASHINGTON -- Sixteen gas stations in the District of Columbia have settled alleged violations of Clean Air Act regulations designed to limit toxic air pollutant emissions from gas stations' underground storage tanks (USTs) and pumps, said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Following...

ConocoPhillips is continuing a tradition by transforming a pumpkin-shaped, storage tank into Smilin' Jack, the world's largest jack-o-lantern.

WILMINGTON, Calif. -- ConocoPhillips is continuing a 53-year tradition by transforming a pumpkin-shaped, three-million-gallon storage tank at its Wilmington, Calif.-based refinery into Smilin' Jack, the world's largest jack-o-lantern. The refinery pumpkin patch expects at least 30,000 visitors who...

Alabama attorney general expanding gas price probe
Pa. to work with Motiva, Pennzoil-Quaker State, Jiffy Lube at 92 sites
The Pantry signs five-year deal with ExxonMobil
Schumer, Durbin float big ideas for Big Oil
Oil company agrees to $10.75 million settlement for station violations
N.M. Senate kills gas price gouging bill
Wis. AG issues civil investigative demands over high gas prices