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Wis. station owner wants changes in markup law, forms new group

MANITOWOC, Wis. -- Some small gas station owners in Wisconsin have formed their own organization and split with the Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association on the issue of repealing or reforming a state law that requires gasoline retailers to markup every gallon of gas...

Ohio plan would dictate timing of changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio lawmaker reacting to public discontent over the cost of gasoline wants to regulate when gas stations can raise their prices. Sen. Kirk Schuring (R) has introduced legislation that would bar stations from hiking prices until they receive a new shipment of gas. County...

ConocoPhillips and Motiva to increase U.S. capacity

HOUSTON -- Two months after Hurricane Katrina raised myriad concerns over refining costs and capacity, two oil companies -- ConocoPhillips and Motiva Enterprises -- are making plans to expand their refining capacity in coming years. Motiva Enterprises LLC, a joint venture between Shell Oil Co. and...

Colorado rep seeks more reasonable pricing
Commission finds numerous conditions added up to record prices
Gasoline supply, demand, price all normalizing, says Lundberg
K&G Petroleum LLC, which bought 50 company-owned gas stations from BP in the summer, has decided to brand all those stations under the Conoco name.
Terminal problem being resolved
CITGO to distribute heating oil at discounted prices
Dwelle details exploration of futures market