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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Charlotte, N.C., retailers anticipate continued gas-price increases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-area gasoline prices will rise and remain high for up to another month because of the slow restart of refineries shut down in Hurricane Rita, convenience store owners and government officials said Wednesday, according to a report in the Charlotte Observer. Prices could...

Commission approves ordinance for pay before you pump gas

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- As of January 1, 2006, pay before you pump will be mandatory at all Bowling Green, Ky., gas stations, reported WBKO-TV. The city commission voted 3 to 2 on Tuesday in favor of the ordinance that will force motorists to pay before they pump gasoline. David Browning owns 14...

Suppliers still getting over hurricanes' hurdles

MANSFIELD, La. -- As refiners continued this week to restart some of the refineries that were shut down following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, gasoline supply remained hit and miss in some areas of the country. According to a CSP Daily News poll, about 38% of respondents were still on limited...

Regulations sought as gouging probes move forward, fall flat
Several Ga. locations post $50 cap signs
Supreme Court, new chief justice, consider Indian reservation fuel taxes
Majors curb pump prices to squeeze competitors
Texaco-Shell case to be heard by Supreme Court
Station allegedly raised price of unleaded 72 cents/gal.
Political posturing or petroleum profits?