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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Retains consulting firm to help communicate growth strategy to investors

NEW YORK -- Lukoil, Russia's largest private oil company, plans to expand its presence on the U.S. market, CEO Vagit Alekperov said on Tuesday at a press conference in New York, reported MosNews.com. We sell about 8 million tons of oil products in the U.S., he said. The company operates 2,000 gas...

190 Ill. gas stations cited for minor safety violations

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Appearing before the House State Government Administration Committee, Illinois' top fire official said 190 gas stations across the state have been cited for safety violations after some went more than two years without inspections. According to an Associated Press report, State...

Coalition wants to scrap Wis. minimum markup law; association cites study in support of act

MADISON, Wis. -- A bill that would eliminate Wisconsin's minimum markup requirement for gasoline was introduced Tuesday in the state Senate, said the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The bill, introduced by State Senator David Zien (R), strikes provisions in state law requiring markups of 3% to 9.18%...

Bush visits hydrogen station, renews call for swift action on energy legislation
Comes out against MTBE immunity
Refining squeeze limits prospects of price relief at the pump
AGE Refining begins blending B20 for Southwest Texas markets
Further downward shift coming, says Lundberg
RPF acquires BP assets in Motor City market
New Macon, Ga., police chief backs prepay fueling ordinance