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President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on energy at Nashua Community College in Nashua, N.H., March 1, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Per-barrel fee would pay for "cleaner, more sustainable transportation system"

WASHINGTON -- When President Obama releases his final budget request next week, it will include a new $10-per-barrel fee on oil--to be paid by oil companies--to make "smart and strategic investments to create a cleaner, more sustainable transportation system," according to the White House. The fee...

Amounts uncertain, but state gas-tax roundup reveals legislative intentions, industry concerns

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- While the federal excise tax on fuel won’t be raised anytime soon , states continue to examine the revenue possibilities during this time of low gasoline prices. Here are some of the latest states to crack open their fuel-tax formula. Alabama. According to The Decatur...

What it means for Murphy USA

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- For 20 years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has let Murphy USA Inc. build and operate gas stations in the parking lots of its stores. Now, the retailer has decided it wants to pump its own gasoline, reported The Wall Street Journal . Wal-Mart’s move to build future gas stations without...

Trillium acquisition will add more compressed natural gas locations, new markets
Oil industry vet, Gulf Oil chairman adds acumen to retail CNG fueling provider
Will use financing to expand markets, team
Fuel brand also names industry vet to oil supply, trading position
14-cent drop in two weeks
Mobile Fuelz, Yoshi offer fuel-ups at Volunteer State customers' convenience.
Commissioner proposes gas, diesel taxes to raise money for city roads