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API Monthly Statistical Report for September 2005

WASHINGTON -- Motorists apparently found ways to manage fuel use and travel more efficiently in the face of higher September gasoline prices following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita striking along the U.S. Gulf Coast, according to the API Monthly Statistical Report for September. The change in...

Confidentiality avoids tainting lawful stations; says many complaints not credible

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster's office has opened civil investigations into a handful of gas stations that may have illegally raised prices after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast nearly two months ago, his spokesperson said, according to an...

Next hurricane has retailers, motorists guessing

NAPLES, Fla. -- Florida residents are not taking any chances with Hurricane Wilma. Governor Jeb Bush declared a state of emergency Thursday, and across the state's southwest coast yesterday, people began putting up shutters, buying canned goods and bottled water and waiting in lines at gas stations...

Windfall oil profits should go to consumers, senator says
Hurricane Hikes? Fla. official seeks $22,000 in gas price gouging fines from seven stations
The Pantry Inc. said that it has amended and extended its gasoline supply agreement with CITGO Petroleum Corp.
EIA predicts 32% increase for home heating oil
Nevada governor seeking money for roads
Most also oppose breakup of oil companies
16 stations paying a total of $13,500; Eastern Petroleum settles for $75,000