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Should state follow U.S. or Far East, Caribbean markets?

HONOLULU -- The price of gasoline in Hawaii should be based on prices in the Far East and Caribbean rather than onU.S. mainland markets, according to a consultant's report presented to state lawmakers last week, reported the Associated Press. It was a key recommendation ofICF Consulting Inc. The...

Ties legislation to gas-price relief

WASHINGTON --After the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, The Energy Policy Act of 2005 by a vote of 249 to 183, House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) said, American consumers are being hit hard at the gas pump right now. The legislation we passed today will go a long way towards giving...

Edwards wants AG to look into gas price gouging

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas State Representative Al Edwards (D) said last week that he will be sponsoring legislation fighting the high prices of gasoline in Texas. The average price of $2.157 per gallon that Texas motorists paid in early April 2005 was the highest gasoline price in Texas ever recorded...

Oil company responds to allegations of corporate turmoil
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.
Sheetz Inc. has settled alleged violations arising from reporting and paperwork compliance on the testing of underground storage tanks between 2000 and 2001.
Agrees to pay $26,000 over tank violation allegations
30 governors ask Congress to boost requirement in energy bill to 8 billion gallons a year
ExxonMobil selected Passport for all of its Exxon-branded company-operated stores that have Gilbarco forecourt equipment.
Exxon Mobil Corp. will meet with its distributors and dealers in New Orleans to discuss the status of the business and its vision for the Exxon and Mobil brands