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Fortin moves from CFO to chairman, succeeded by Paré; Bouchard to remain president, CEO

LAVAL, Quebec -- Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. said that Richard Fortin stepped down as CFO yesterday to become chairman of the board, effective October 12. He will continue to sit on the Executive Committee. Alain Bouchard, currently acting as chairman, president and CEO, will remain as president...

Oil industry reacts as weakening hurricanemakes landfall, spares New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS -- A weakened Hurricane Gustav crashed Monday into the nearly deserted coast of Louisiana, making landfall west of New Orleans as a Category 2 storm, reported the Associated Press. City officials were optimistic the levees protecting the city would hold. Oil companies had wrapped up...

Industry braces; stormcould drive gasoline prices up for Labor Day

HOUSTON -- With tropical storm Gustav heading toward the United States, Shell Oil Products US and Motiva Enterprises LLC are encouraging consumers to prepare for potential evacuations and do their part to maximize fuel supply. During a hurricane, temporary and sporadic supply interruptions may be...

Little-known retailer takes over ConocoPhillips' 600 remaining c-store sites.
Community leaders want special features added to c-store
Focuses on Louisville market, asks FTC, DOJ, GAO to review Marathon-Ashland merger
As more customers take umbrage, Wawa halts year-long test of cash fuel discounts
Transaction, if completed, would give company control of 15 total locations
Opens doors on first Easy Street diner, begins franchising Easy Street Eatery concept
Private-label helping Japanese c-stores thrive in tough economy; wallet phone push