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Details on Lukoil's U.S. marketing strategy

PHILADELPHIA -- As reported in CSP Daily News last week, Lukoil, Russia's largest oil company, has launched a marketing offensive to put its name on gas stations across the United States. Over the last five years, OAO Lukoil has entered the U.S. market by acquiring about 1,300 Getty gas stations...

Hurricane Dennis brings gas price gouging allegations

GULFPORT, Miss. -- By mid-afternoon last Friday, even before Hurricane Dennis made landfall, the Mississippi Attorney General's Office had received 32 complaints about gasoline price gouging, said Grant Hedgepeth, director of consumer protection for the state agency. And in Florida, as of Sunday...

More data sought about impact on state economy

HONOLULU -- Three oil companies have asked that implementation of Hawaii's gasoline price cap law be delayed so more work can be done to determine its effect on the economy and consumers, reported the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Shell Oil Co., Tesoro Hawaii and Chevron USA filed papers Friday with the...

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Editorial sparks rebuttal from association over below-cost pricing laws
GAO says blends raising prices; recommends EPA study ways to balance costs, benefits
Lukoil displacing Mobil in Philly area
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Oil back over $60 as storm hits supply
Analyst predicts world crisis, possibly war, over petroleum supply