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California Gas Prices Could Rise Following Local Refinery Blast

An explosion and fire at an oil refinery in Torrance, Calif. over the weekend forced the partial shutdown of the plant, leading oil traders to expect a spike this week in West Coast gasoline prices. Police and the plant owner …

25 New York Gas Stations Settle Post-Sandy Price-Gouging Claims

Twenty-five gas stations have settled price-gouging claims made against them immediately after Superstorm Sandy hit New York, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday. The stations settled for a total of $167,850 and investigations are pending against dozens of others, …

2 N.J. Gas Stations Settle Suit Over Alleged Price Gouging After Sandy

Two gas stations in New Jersey will pay a combined $46,000 to settle claims they gouged gas prices following Superstorm Sandy. The state attorney general’s office and the division of consumer affairs announced the settlement Wednesday with the stations in …

Freezing European Weather May Last to End of February

The worst February cold spell Europe has seen in decades may last until the end of the month, leading meteorologists said, raising the prospect of further deaths and an extended spike in European spot gas prices. “We do have higher …