Archive | April, 2006

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Chevron: Record Profits Come on the Backs of California Motorists

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28. April 2006

Chevron: Record Profits Come on the Backs of California Motorists

NEWS RELEASE: April 28, 2006 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310 392-0522, ext. 305, or Doug Heller ext. 309 Pain at the pump also bankrolls anti-consumer ballot effort Santa Monica, CA — The round of record quarterly oil-company profit reports ended today with California-based Chevron, whose astounding 49 percent increase in net income tells only a fraction […]

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New Record Profit Report For Exxon Proves Profiteering

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27. April 2006

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New Record Profit Report For Exxon Proves Profiteering

NEWS RELEASE: April 27, 2006 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310 392-0522, ext. 305, or Doug Heller ext. 309 Refiners have no excuse for gouging at the pump, windfalls should be returned to motorists Santa Monica, CA — ExxonMobil’s report of a record $8.4 billion in first-quarter profits demonstrates that skyrocketing gasoline prices are due to oil […]

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Bush Oil Move Attacks the Wrong End of the Gasoline Price Crisis

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25. April 2006

Bush Oil Move Attacks the Wrong End of the Gasoline Price Crisis

NEWS RELEASE: April 25, 2006 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, (310) 392-0522 ext. 305, Doug Heller, ext. 309 Withholding contributions to U.S. oil reserve does nothing to stop oil company profiteering Santa Monica, CA — President Bush’s decision to delay filling the federal Strategic Petroleum Reserve will not lower gas prices and does not address the underlying […]

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California Refiners Export Gasoline as Prices Zoom Statewide

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21. April 2006

California Refiners Export Gasoline as Prices Zoom Statewide

NEWS RELEASE [edit] April 21, 2006 CONTACT: Judy Dugan (310) 392-0522 ext. 305 & Jamie Court, ext. 327 Price manipulation charged by consumer advocates Santa Monica, CA — A consumer group called on state legislators to respond to new state government data showing oil companies are slowing production and exporting supply to drive up the […]

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Exxon’s Pennies for Environment on Earth Day

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20. April 2006

Exxon’s Pennies for Environment on Earth Day

NEWS RELEASE: April 20, 2006 CONTACT: Jamie Court (310) 392-0522 ext 327, Judy Dugan ext 305 $400 million for retiring chief, $10 million for alternative energy research Santa Monica, CA — ExxonMobil invested less than three-hundredths of one percent of last year’s record $36 billion in profits on direct research on alternative energy, according to […]

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New Gasoline Study Shows Profits, Not Crude Oil Prices Or Ethanol, Are Driving Pump Price Spike

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18. April 2006

New Gasoline Study Shows Profits, Not Crude Oil Prices Or Ethanol, Are Driving Pump Price Spike

NEWS RELEASE: April 18, 2006 CONTACT: Tim Hamilton (360) 495-4941, Jamie Court (310) 392-0522 ext 327, Judy Dugan, ext 305 Santa Monica, CA — The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights released a new study today of rising gasoline prices in California that found corporate markups and profiteering are responsible for spring price spikes, not […]

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