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ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Shell execs expected to go before joint Senate committees

WASHINGTON -- The top executives of Exxon Mobil Corp., ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch Shell PLC will be asked to justify energy prices and record-high quarterly earnings when they testify at a Senate hearing next week, industry sources told Dow Jones. The November 9 hearing, a joint session of the...

Criminal charges filed against three N.Y. stations

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon and Nassau County Commissioner of Consumer Affairs Roger Bogsted announced yesterday the filing of criminal and administrative charges against three gas stations in New York. The stations are accused of cheating consumers in two...

Legislation would require Fla. stations to have generators

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Governor Jeb Bush said earlier this week that there is clearly a need for gas stations to have generators for quick restoration of service after hurricanes and hinted he may support bills requiring that, but said the state should not pay for it, said the Associated Press. With...

Temporary 2-cent gas tax increase in Ga.
Summer fines in Indiana serve as reminder
Established product goes wireless, French, more
Deal connected to credit card use
Prices expected to rise as winter nears
Profit tax, efforts to boost stockpiles may be part of political backlash
State debates funding for generators after Hurricane Wilma