Archive | May, 2006

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New Study Finds Low Gasoline Inventories Unreasonably Driving Up Pump Prices

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24. May 2006

New Study Finds Low Gasoline Inventories Unreasonably Driving Up Pump Prices

NEWS RELEASE: May 24, 2006 CONTACT: Jamie Court (310) 392-0522 ext. 327 or Judy Dugan, ext. 305 Santa Monica, CA — A new report points to deliberately low refinery inventories as the chief reason for the longer, higher gasoline price spikes in the West, leaving the region vulnerable to disaster-level shortages in the event of […]

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FTCR To Atty. Gen. Lockyer: New Data Shows Artificial Reduction In Gasoline Supply That Oil Execs Need To Answer For

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11. May 2006

FTCR To Atty. Gen. Lockyer: New Data Shows Artificial Reduction In Gasoline Supply That Oil Execs Need To Answer For

NEWS RELEASE: May 11, 2006 CONTACT: Jamie Court, 310 392-0522, ext. 327, or Judy Dugan, ext. 327 Santa Monica, CA — In a letter to California Atty. Gen. Bill Lockyer, The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer rights praises his decision to subpoena oil company executives and points out new state data suggesting questions the executives […]

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Crude Oil And Demand Fall, But CA Gas Prices Skyrocket — Proves State Motorists Are Being Overcharged

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8. May 2006

Crude Oil And Demand Fall, But CA Gas Prices Skyrocket — Proves State Motorists Are Being Overcharged

NEWS RELEASE: May 8, 2006 CONTACT: Judy Dugan 310 392-0522, ext. 305, or Jamie Court, ext. 327 Santa Monica, CA — California drivers were paying more than $3.36 a gallon for regular gasoline Monday, up four cents from Friday and nearly 50 cents more than the rest of the country, even as crude oil prices […]

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Government’s Clumsy Diversion on Gas Prices:

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3. May 2006

Government’s Clumsy Diversion on Gas Prices:

NEWS RELEASE: May 3, 2006 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310 392-0522, ext. 305, or cell, 213 280-0175 Gas gouging website makes gas stations into scapegoats, says group Santa Monica, CA — The Federal Department of Energy is proudly pointing to its website, "gaswatch.energy.gov," that allows consumers to report "price gouging" by gasoline stations as pump prices […]

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State Overseers Mystified by Disappearing Gasoline, Skyrocketing CA Gas Prices;

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2. May 2006

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State Overseers Mystified by Disappearing Gasoline, Skyrocketing CA Gas Prices;

NEWS RELEASE: May 2, 2006 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, (310) 392-0522 ext. 305, or cell: (213) 280-0175 Group calls new spike more evidence of need for gasoline supply regulation Santa Monica, CA — Gasoline prices hit another all-time high today of $3.26 for a gallon of regular in California, even as a gallon dropped nationally, as […]

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