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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

N.C. pol wants to repeal latest gas tax; Pa. also sees hike

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A North Carolina senator has drafted a bill to repeal the state's latest gasoline tax increase, said the Associated Press. The added three-cent tax took effect January 1. State Senator Phil Berger (R) said most of the gasoline tax increases have paid for road repairs. But more than...

Alabama AG King files several price gouging lawsuits

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Attorney General Troy King yesterday filed the first lawsuits arising from his ongoing inquiry into the dramatic rise in gasoline prices associated with Hurricane Katrina. The AG filed civil complaints charging four gas stations with numerous counts of price gouging...

Two pending lawsuits may slow Shell's plans to sell a substantial number of its Multi-Site Operator (MSO) gasoline stations to its jobbers.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Two pending lawsuits may slow Shell's plans to sell a substantial number of its Multi-Site Operator (MSO) gasoline stations to its jobbers. Two of those operators have filed lawsuits claiming their bids to buy properties they operate were not properly considered. Robert Juckniess,...

Newspaper details how station got into price-gouging trouble
But retailers concerned about one exempt station
Association exec says it is unnecessary
Gasoline, crude-oil prices rise amid supply worries
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Asks Bodman's NPC to study strategic gasoline reserve.
EIA offers its 2005 review of the industry

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