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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to repeal a state law that she believes is prompting higher retail gasoline prices.

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- A Minnesota lawmaker wants to repeal a state law that she believes is prompting higher retail gasoline prices. State Representative Joyce Peppin (R) argues that a minimum gas pricing law thwarts competition and is not necessary because retailers are already protected against...

NASCAR Nextel Cup forecast to take prize

RESTON, Va. -- NASCAR's premier series sponsor, Nextel Communications Inc., has announced a sweepstakes offer in partnership with Sunoco, the official fuel of NASCAR, that will ultimately award $250,000 and a full tanker of gasoline to one fan who correctly forecasts the 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup...

Myrtle Beach driveoff measure kicks in; state driveoff law roundup

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- A new law to require prepayment of fuel in Myrtle Beach, S.C., went into effect Friday, July 1, reported The Sun News. Some 27 fueling facilities in Myrtle Beach will require all customers to prepay for gasoline to cut down on police time spent on rarely solved crimes, said...

Automaker will recommend oil company's fuels.
Resort towns nationwide, worried that high gasoline prices will keep visitors away, are offering free gasoline as an incentive for people to travel.
Reimaging of Diamond Shamrock stores to increase brand presence
Gas with soybean additive said to improve fuel economy
Critics say switch to ethanol would increase pollution
State alleges 163 violations
Supreme Court will hear Shell-Texaco pricing case

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