Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges InvestigationA consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.
Consumer Watchdog: Oil Companies Keep CA Gas Prices High By Sending Gas Offshore To Keep Supply LowConsumer Watchdog says by keeping supplies artificially low, refiners keep prices high and are making a killing.
Chevron 1st Quarter Profits Rise To $6.47 BillionChevron Corp. said Friday that profits rose 4.2 percent in the first quarter as it sold oil for higher prices.
Chevron 2nd Quarter Profit Jumps 43 Percent To $7.7 BillionChevron reported its profit jumped 43 percent in the second quarter as higher oil and gasoline prices made up for a decline in oil production.
Senator Boxer Calls Out Big Oil CompaniesCalifornia Senator Barbara Boxer is looking to reign in big oil companies to help with rising gas prices around the country.
Bay Area Consumers Rethink Holiday Shopping As Gas Prices ClimbBay Area drivers recently found themselves paying more at the gas pump than they had in the past six months. It was particularly difficult news to stomach as consumers prepared to begin their holiday shopping for friends and loved ones.