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Blanco supports gas tax at the rack

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco is backing a bill that would change the collection point on gasoline taxes to the refinery, reported the Baton Rouge Advocate. Known as tax at the rack, House Bill 599 would centralize the collection to make it harder to cheat the state, said...

ChevronTexaco Corp. changes name to Chevron Corp., unveils new logo

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- In a move to present a clear, strong and unified presence in the global marketplace, ChevronTexaco Corp. is changing its name to Chevron Corp., effective immediately. Today, we are a leading global energy company built on the strengths and proud traditions of all our...

Supply enhanced, Lundberg says

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- As both crude oil and gasoline supplies continued their rise in the past two weeks, retail gasoline prices continued their cuts. Self-serve regular now averages $2.2129, down 3.08 cents since April 22. In the past month, the U.S. average shed 7.5 cents a gallon, according to...

Vows to block energy bill If MTBE liability waiver not removed
Senator targets high gas prices with oil refinery bill
OK AG cautions retailers on price fixing, gouging
Vows to block energy bill If MTBE liability waiver not removed
Consumer group pushing simple solution
City considering solutions to stem driveoffs
Seeks civil penalty of $60,000 per violation; more per-day