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QuikTrip store

Chain hires lobbyists with Pruitt ties to fight point-of-obligation shift

TULSA, Okla. -- QuikTrip Corp. has hired a lobbying firm with ties to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt to represent the convenience-store chain on matters related to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)—including the potential shift in the point of obligation to meet...

BP gas station

Major oil companies reportedly lining up to make play for oft-cited target

LONDON -- Rumors have resurfaced yet again of a BP takeover, this time focusing on Exxon Mobil Corp. as the aggressor, according to a report by the Evening Standard . A successful deal would be the biggest oil takeover of all time, but one that would most likely face opposition from the government...

Global Partners sale

Jettisons nonstrategic assets to speed growth trajectory

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Global Partners LP has made “significant progress” in selling the nonstrategic retail sites in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic that it put on the auction block in April 2016, said Eric Slifka, president and CEO, during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call on March 9. Click...

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