Gas Prices

$14 Billion Cost of Exxon Refinery Outage Makes Case for New Refinery Regulations

A study by the Rand Institute puts in perspective the need for new oil refinery regulations that the oil industry has long resisted. The Rand pegs the year-plus Exxon Torrance refinery outage as the most expensive in California history, costing consumers an extra $2.4 billion at the pump in the first 6 months alone and taking a $6.9 billion bite out of the state economy.
 

California: The Oil Industry's Golden Goose

2015 may be remembered as the year that refiners swindled Californians at the pump and bamboozled lawmakers in the Capitol – and got away with it.   

Oil Refiners Refuse To Testify While Price Gouging California Consumers

Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court discusses with radio host Norman Goldman how oil companies are artificially keeping gas prices high and gouging Calfornians and how we can stop them: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/sites/default/files/resources/podcast_10-23-15.m4a

KXTV ABC TV-10 Sacramento, CA: Consumer Watchdog Group Accuses Big Oil Of Price Gouging

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KXTV ABC TV-10 Sacramento, CA

A consumer advocacy group testified Tuesday that California oil refiners are gouging motorists by hiking retail gasoline prices well above the wholesale price of gas traded within the oil industry.

KCOY CBS TV-12 Santa Barbara, CA: Californians Getting Gouged At The Pump Says Watchdog Group

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KCOY CBS TV-12 Santa Barbara, CA

Consumer Watchdog says California oil refiners are gouging the state's consumers at the pump.

KKFX FOX TV-11 Bakersfield, CA: Watchdog Group Says Oil Refineries Raising Gas Prices Unfairly

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KKFX FOX TV-11 Bakerfield, CA

Consumer Watchdog says California oil refiners are gouging motorists by hiking retail gasoline prices well above the wholesale price of gas traded within the oil industry.

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