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Gas price-fixing case against Arco, Chevron from the 1990s resurfaces

LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday revived a class-action lawsuit accusing Arco, Chevron and several other refiners of conspiring to fix gasoline prices during the mid-1990s, reported The Los Angeles Times . But the same panel expressed doubt that the plaintiffs would be...

Legislation giving Food & Drug Administration power over cigarettes, OTP moves to Senate

WASHINGTON -- As reported in a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed landmark legislation, The Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act (H.R. 1256), giving the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) power to regulate tobacco,...

BP c-store head taking sabbatical; Reasor moves out of marketing at ConocoPhillips

LA PALMA, Calif. -- Downstream executive changes are coming to BP and ConocoPhillips. Bill Fry will take over leadership of BP's convenience-retailing unit following the announcement that Fiona MacLeod will take a one-year sabbatical from the company to focus on leadership in the not-for-profit...

Pa. chain "calls out" cigarette companies on price hikes are FET increase kicks in.
Puts 67 retail sites worth $49 million in nine states on the block
Management Properties, owner of 33 Appalachian Oil c-stores, seeking relief
More convenience, fuel retailing activity from around the nation
Drug chain outlines five consumer segments, aims to better meet their needs
Sunoco brand to exit Ontario; more downstream details on Suncor deal
Petro-Canada retail sites to survive merger with Suncor Energy