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"Hot Fuel" Fix Urgent

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22. May 2008

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"Hot Fuel" Fix Urgent

NEWS RELEASE Zooming Oil Price Makes "Hot Fuel" Fix More Urgent as Memorial Day Approaches Consumer Groups Criticize Oil Industry Resistance to Fixing Hidden Charge at Pump That Costs U.S. Drivers Close to $3 Billion Yearly CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, x305 May 22, 2008 Washington, D.C. — As Memorial Day kicks off the summer driving […]

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Bush Forced to Cap Oil Reserve

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16. May 2008

Bush Forced to Cap Oil Reserve

White House Forced to Cap Oil Reserve; Should Embolden Congress to Push for More To Drop Energy Prices Consumer Watchdog Calls for Sales from Reserve, Warning to Refineries, Swift Action on Oil Trading Curbs Judy Dugan, 213-280-0175 (cell); or John M. Simpson, 310-392-0522, x317   Santa Monica, CA — The Energy Department’s announcement that it […]

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Chevron Busts Family Budgets

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15. May 2008

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Chevron Busts Family Budgets

Chevron Busts Family Budgets In Struggling California Town Of Casmalia State PUC Grants Oil Giant’s Water Company 89.7 Percent Rate Increase; Chevron Wanted 138 Percent CONTACT: John M. Simpson, 310-392-0522, ext 317; or cell: 310-292-1902 May 15, 2008 Santa Monica, CA — A decision today  by the California Public Utilities Commission to grant a whopping […]

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Tax Refunds Going to Gas Tanks

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12. May 2008

Tax Refunds Going to Gas Tanks

Gas Up 11 Cents In Week, 34 Cents In a Month; Consumers’ Tax Incentive Going Straight to Gas Tanks White House Scorns Action, Congress in Gridlock as Soaring Prices Push Inflation, Motorists Cry ‘Uncle’   CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305, or cell: 213-280-0175 May 12, 2008 Santa Monica, CA — An 11-cent rise in […]

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Exxon Posts More Record Profits

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1. May 2008

Exxon Posts More Record Profits

NEWS RELEASE May 01, 2008 ExxonMobil Profits Soar to Record On Speculative Oil Prices While Consumers and Economy Suffer Bush, Congress Avoid Real Solutions; Stance Is Inexcusable as Pump Price Soars, Says Consumer Group  CONTACT: John Simpson 310-392-0522, x317; cell 310-292-1902; or Jamie Court x327 Santa Monica, CA — Record first-quarter profits, up a staggering […]

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Shell & BP Record 1st Qtr Profits

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29. April 2008

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Shell & BP Record 1st Qtr Profits

NEWS RELEASE:  April 29, 2008 Speculative Oil Price Brings Roof-Busting Profits to Shell, BP at Cost of Squeezed Consumers, Suffering Economy Government’s ‘Business as Usual’ Stance Is Inexcusable as Pump Price Soars, Says Consumer Group CONTACT: Judy Dugan, cell: 213-280-0175; or John Simpson, 310-392-0522, ext. 317 Santa Monica, CA — The first-quarter record profits reported […]

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Conoco's Profit = Higher Gas $

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24. April 2008

Conoco's Profit = Higher Gas $

NEWS RELEASE:   Consumer Group Sees Warning in Oil Profit Report that Refining Profits Set to Rise, Spiking Gasoline Prices Further    Analyst Predicts Over $4 a Gallon Nationally, Up To $5 in California CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305; or Tim Hamilton, 360-495-4941 April 24, 2008 Conoco Phillips’ CEO all but apologized for his […]

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Bush Blames $115 Oil on OPEC

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16. April 2008

Bush Blames $115 Oil on OPEC

NEWS RELEASE:  CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522 ext. 305; or cell, 213-280-0175 April 16, 2008 New Oil Price Spike to $115 a Barrel Shows a "Two-Faced" White House That Takes Oil Off U.S. Markets While Blaming OPEC Consumer Watchdog Renews Call for Bush to Stop Buying Oil for U.S. Reserve, Release Oil to Dampen Price Santa […]

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Fuel Spike Demands DC Action

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11. April 2008

Fuel Spike Demands DC Action

NEWS RELEASE: April 11, 2008 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 213-280-0175; or Jamie Court, 310-392-0522, ext. 327 Relentless Fuel Price Spike Demands White House Action, Says Consumer Watchdog Group Asks President to Deflate Oil Markets With Immediate Releases From Strategic Reserve Santa Monica, CA — As gasoline and diesel prices reached another daily record price today, Consumer […]

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Where's Congress, White House on Gas Prices?

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7. April 2008

Where's Congress, White House on Gas Prices?

NEWS RELEASE:  April 07, 2008  Gallon of Regular Gasoline Spikes Nearly a Nickel in a Week, 17 Cents Since March 3 Refineries’ Profit Surge Comes On Top of Record Profits Reaped From High Oil Prices; Group Asks, “Where’s the White House? Where’s Congress?” CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305,  Santa Monica, CA — At the […]

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