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Bush calls for refineries at closed military bases

WASHINGTON -- President Bush, facing potential economic and political damage from soaring gas prices, offered proposals Wednesday to speed construction of oil refineries and boost sales of energy-efficient vehicles, among other proposals, said the Associated Press. Bush outlined his initiatives in...

Premcor acquisition bolsters company's regional role, midstream and downstream

WILMINGTON, Del. --Valero Energy Corp.'s acquisition of refiner Premcor Inc., reported yesterday, gives the company another refinery to serve its expansion across the East Coast, both as a wholesaler and retailer, reported The News Journal. The San Antonio, Texas-based company has spread its brand...

Minnesota House panel rejects hike; Senate backs it

ST. PAUL, Minn. --Plans to raise Minnesota's 20-cent-per-gallon gasoline tax hit a roadblock Thursday in the state House, but stayed on course in the state Senate, said the Associated Press. The respective transportation budget committees staked out different positions on the gasoline tax as they...

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Healy Systems has announced that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued the first EVR Phase II Vapor Recovery Certification to Healy Systems Inc.

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