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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

MONTGOMERY, Ala. Alabama Attorney General Troy King has issued a second round of subpoenas in his investigation of why gas prices rose above $3 per gallon after Hurricane Katrina hit Alabama and the Gulf Coast, said the Associated Press. The first round of subpoenas went to gas stations. The second...

Pa. to work with Motiva, Pennzoil-Quaker State, Jiffy Lube at 92 sites

HARRISBURG, Pa. Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell announced earlier this week the cleanup of 92 contaminated properties, mostly retail gas stations, to protect the public health and the environment. The cleanup, which will take place over the next three years, involves underground storage...

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
N.M. House panel passes anti-gouging bill
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