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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

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...

LOMCSA hopes letting go of markup a major concession that will result in compromise legislation

BATON ROUGE -- A debate was expected to take place yesterday at the Louisiana state Capitol as lawmakers consider competing bills to change a controversial state law requiring gasoline retailers to mark up their fuel prices, reported The Times-Picayune. Both sides said they want to ensure low...

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...

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
Vows to block energy bill If MTBE liability waiver not removed
City considering solutions to stem driveoffs
Seeks civil penalty of $60,000 per violation; more per-day