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Ohio’s price per gallon up from 1 month ago

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s average price for regular gas going into the workweek remains lower than a year ago but has climbed from this time last month. The price per gallon in Ohio was about $1.93 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up about 37 cents from a month ...

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Refinery: 2 contractors injured at Port Allen refinery

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PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) — Refinery officials say two contractors were taken to a hospital after they were injured while working near storage tanks at the facility in Port Allen. A spokesman for Placid Refining Company LLC says the workers were injured Wednesday. Rafael Bermudez says he had no details about the injuries. He said he had no details about ...

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Oil refiners are manipulating California gas prices, consumer advocates say

Filling up at the pump is often painful in California, where drivers tend to pay more for gasoline than in most other states. Many industry watchers attribute the high fuel costs to unique forces — chiefly California’s clean-burning gasoline formula — that have isolated the market and kept it tightly balanced between supply and demand. But some consumer advocates and ...

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From the East Coast, Bakken Oil’s outlook not so bad

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Doom and gloom over production declines, and a rapid decline in oil-field jobs has many people worried in North Dakota, but the outlook sketched in by analysts and energy leaders in Denver, Colorado, at the recent DUG Bakken/Niobrara Conference sponsored by Houston-based Hart Energy, presented a different picture. “Keep Calm and Drill On,” the slogan emblazoned on ...

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Exxon rejects Beaumont refinery union proposal; offers six-year pact

HOUSTON – Exxon Mobil Corp <XOM.N> has rejected a contract offer from the United Steelworkers (USW) local chapter representing hourly workers at the company’s Beaumont, Texas, refinery and renewed its offer of a six-year contract, a union official said on Wednesday. Exxon has been campaigning for a longer agreement with the Beaumont workforce, offering first a five-year agreement and then ...

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U.S. refinery deal hits roadblocks at 8 striking plants

HOUSTON – A tentative national agreement to end a six-week strike at twelve U.S. refineries has struggled to win ratification at eight plants as workers and companies struggle to settle local issues, according to union officials. The deal reached on Thursday by the United Steelworkers (USW) and lead industry negotiator Royal Dutch Shell Plc to end the biggest walkout of ...

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Still unclear what caused blast at California refinery

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — It’s still unclear what caused an explosion at an oil refinery outside Los Angeles, and there’s no timetable for when gas production will resume, the refinery manager said Friday. The Exxon Mobil refinery is currently not processing gasoline since Wednesday’s blast, “but we have stocks of gasoline in the refinery that we are supplying,” manager Brian ...

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