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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

The FTC announced it closed its investigation into Shell Oil Products US's decision to close its petroleum refinery in Bakersfield, Calif.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Concluding what it called a thorough and exhaustive 12-month process, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it has closed its investigation into Shell Oil Products US's decision to close its petroleum refinery in Bakersfield, Calif. Shell has since sold the...

Proposed gas rebate stalls in House committee

PHOENIX -- A rumored gasoline tax rebate in Arizona making its way into consumers' e-mail inboxes this spring is exaggerated, although not completely based on fantasy. In an effort to both provide tax relief to residents and spur summer vacation travel to rural Arizona, state House Republicans did...

190 Ill. gas stations cited for minor safety violations

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Appearing before the House State Government Administration Committee, Illinois' top fire official said 190 gas stations across the state have been cited for safety violations after some went more than two years without inspections. According to an Associated Press report, State...

Bush visits hydrogen station, renews call for swift action on energy legislation
Retains consulting firm to help communicate growth strategy to investors
Coalition wants to scrap Wis. minimum markup law; association cites study in support of act
AGE Refining begins blending B20 for Southwest Texas markets
Refining squeeze limits prospects of price relief at the pump
Comes out against MTBE immunity
Further downward shift coming, says Lundberg

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