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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...

Windfall oil profits should go to consumers, senator says

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- As reported last week in CSP Daily News, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) recently announced new legislation that he said is intended to help channel record oil company profits back to American families. Durbin has released additional details on the proposal. Durbin's Windfall...

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...

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.
Nevada governor seeking money for roads
EIA predicts 32% increase for home heating oil
16 stations paying a total of $13,500; Eastern Petroleum settles for $75,000
ConocoPhillips is continuing a tradition by transforming a pumpkin-shaped, storage tank into Smilin' Jack, the world's largest jack-o-lantern. .
Most also oppose breakup of oil companies