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After Katrina, new hurricane has consumers and refiners on edge

SAN ANTONIO -- As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) struggled yesterday to quell rumors it would commandeer gasoline supplies in advance of Hurricane Rita hitting the shore, oil refiners in the Gulf Coast area began closing parts of their refineries, one even calling the situation a...

Retailers, consumers watch as Hurricane Rita enters Gulf of Mexico

http://www.weather.com/maps/news/atlstorm18/projectedpath_large.html?from=wxcenter_maps BATON ROUGE, La. -- A week ago, Jim Bickley, president of the Baton Rouge, La.-based Cracker Barrel convenience store chain, was breathing a sigh of relief as life began to get a little bit normal following...

Oil leaks at refinery blamed on hurricane

EL DORADO, Ark. -- Murphy Oil Corp. said in filings with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday that two class-action lawsuits have been filed against the company and its Murphy Oil USA Inc. unit because of leaks blamed on Hurricane Katrina, said the Associated Press. The suits...

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