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Refiner-marketer adds retail sites, distribution plants with Dial Oil acquisition

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Giant Industries has never had a huge retail presence, but the oil company will add 12 convenience stores with its purchase of Dial Oil Co., as reported yesterday in a CSP Daily News Flash. That bring Giant's c-store total to 145. In addition to the retail sites, the refiner...

NPRA data supports need for increases

WASHINGTON -- The National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA) has published its annual U.S. Refining & Storage Capacity Report. The report contains data supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on the crude oil capacity of U.S. petroleum refiners as of Jan. 1, 2005. As of...

Fla. AG, Ag Commissioner investigating alleged hurricane-related gas price gouging

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist said yesterday that his office has issued subpoenas to two companies to determine why gasoline prices charged to gas stations increased as much as 30 cents per gallon as Hurricane Dennis approached the Florida coastline. Tate Oil Co. Inc...

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