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Downstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Damages in Balto. Co. Exxon leak suit rise to $1.5 billion

    Baltimore County jurors returned a verdict for punitive damages against ExxonMobil Corp. on Thursday that raises the total award stemming from an underground gasoline leak in 2006 to more than $1.5 billion, a figure that a plaintiffs' lawyer says could...
  • Gas station won't post sky-high prices, so artist does

    For about six hours Thursday, motorists at Sun Gas near Orlando International Airport could finally see the prices charged at the most expensive gas station in the country -- $5.79-a-gallon, reports the Orlando Sentinel. That's because performance artist...
  • Home from Paris

    Coming home after a week in Paris with my niece feels like trying to swim to the surface in a pool of pea soup. Coming up is tedious and slow. I cannot see all that needs doing.   First there’s extreme fatigue. After walking miles and miles in 95-...
  • Gas promotions at retail stores: Cheap Trick Thursday

    Gas promotions at retail stores: Cheap Trick Thursday
    Gas prices are definitely lower but not as low as they were last summer, which is why some retailers --- even Walmart --- have started offering gas discounts to their customers. Now, most Consuming Interests readers are probably not taking advantage of...
  • Cops: Man sold his own ‘fill-ups’ at gas stations

    A Mobil gas station in Fort Piece was unusually busy one April afternoon. However, a worker at the station noticed a computer inside showed no fuel had been dispensed from the pumps for nearly two hours, reports TCPalm.com. After the worker realized...
  • Shoppers seek gas savings at the supermarket

    Shoppers seek gas savings at the supermarket
    Faith E. Wachter doesn't normally spend as much as $17 on shampoo in a single shopping trip. But by stocking up on haircare products recently, the Ellicott City resident saved more than $4 on gasoline for her car — and just in time for a drive to...
  • Mother describes carjacking, jumping out with son

    Mother describes carjacking, jumping out with son
    For about 40 miles, Elsya and her 20-month-old son were trapped in a car with a stranger at the wheel. With the back doors unhitched and flapping, and speeding at more than 100 miles per hour, she says, the strange man threatened her, wielded a shard of...
  • Carjacking suspect ordered held without bail

    A District Court judge in Rockville ordered a man held without bail Friday after police charged him with carjacking a woman and her 20-month-old son from a Baltimore gas station and leading state police on a high-speed chase that ended on the Capital...
  • Bel Air gas station attendant shot during robbery

    An Exxon gas station attendant in Bel Air was shot during an armed robbery late Saturday night, according to Harford County police. At about 11 p.m., a suspect entered a gas station at 600 W. MacPhail Road with a black handgun and shot the attendant,...
  • An inconvenient decision

    For a jurisdiction that wants to grow but lacks adequate drinking water supplies to do so without relying on others, the Aberdeen city government's recent decision to permit the erection of underground gasoline tanks in an area close to water supply wells...
  • Royal Farms proposes new site on U.S. 1 in North Laurel

    A group of North Laurel residents said they'd like to hear more about plans to develop the old Laurel Dodge site into a Royal Farms, even if it means changing the zoning laws created to revitalize U.S. 1. Royal Farms is considering purchasing nearly...