Tag: Gasoline Prices

State sues two more gas stations for Harvey price gouging | Houston Chronicle

State sues two more gas stations for Harvey price gouging | Houston Chronicle

AUSTIN — Big Willy’s and Tejano Mart are two of the latest gas stations Texas is going after for alleged price gouging during Hurricane Harvey. Attorney General Ken Paxton filed suit against the two businesses Monday, saying both charged “excessive” prices for gasoline. Big Willy’s, with locations south of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, allegedly charged […]

Hurricane Harvey price-gouging: Burleson gas station sued | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Hurricane Harvey price-gouging: Burleson gas station sued | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Big Willy’s owner Prem Suhalka of Burleson could not be reached for comment Monday night. Suhalka also owns Big Willy’s store in Cleburne, Mineral Wells and Whitney, according to the lawsuit. The price-gouging lawsuit included a picture of a Big Willy’s sign, showing the price of gas to be $4.99 per gallon, as well as […]

WA drivers queue for cheap petrol as residents say it’s a dangerous recipe for disaster | The West Australian

WA drivers queue for cheap petrol as residents say it’s a dangerous recipe for disaster | The West Australian

For bargain hunters it’s a lure that’s nearly impossible to resist — the promise of petrol at the cheapest price for the week. But some Perth residents say the weekly Monday free-for-all for cut-price fuel is a recipe for disaster and potentially even fatal accident on our roads. Local resident Simone says price fluctuations of […]

Harvey-related price-gouging complaints filed against 127 gas retailers | Caller-Times

Harvey-related price-gouging complaints filed against 127 gas retailers | Caller-Times

AUSTIN – More than 125 Texas retailers are accused of price-gouging for charging customers nearly $4 or more for a gallon of unleaded gas or diesel after Hurricane Harvey knocked out refinery capacity along the Gulf Coast in late August. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Monday that he gave the retailers the option of resolving the matter […]

Opinion: Petrol retailers price cycles and price gouging must end | The Courier-Mail

Opinion: Petrol retailers price cycles and price gouging must end | The Courier-Mail

SCREWED again, dammit! Last month I wrote about how we’re all being royally gouged by petrol retailers, seemingly uniformly across groupings of suburbs, engaging in 30¢-plus price cycles lasting up to six weeks. And so it was that petrol stations in my neck of the western suburbs woods, which locals refer bitterly to as the […]

Petrol pricing absurdity in bush must be given short shrift | The Border Mail

Petrol pricing absurdity in bush must be given short shrift | The Border Mail

The simple fact of the matter is that doesn’t seem to matter how much noise is about it – what you fork out in the bush is unjust compared with the situation in the big cities. And arguments put forward about the extra cost of transporting fuel to regional areas carries limited weight. It might explain […]

Stalin urges Tamil Nadu govt to reduce taxes on petroleum products | The Indian Express

Stalin urges Tamil Nadu govt to reduce taxes on petroleum products | The Indian Express

Stalin recalled that the M Karunanidhi-led DMK government had in the past reduced taxes on petrol and diesel in the state during certain rate revisions of the products. “People are struggling hard due to the oppressive taxation on petrol and diesel which has led to prices of petrol to hover around Rs 70.96 and diesel […]

Petrol pumps to go on strike on Friday | Times of India

Petrol pumps to go on strike on Friday | Times of India

The pump owners will stop purchase of fuel from companies for one day and if the demands are not met they will go on indefinite strike after Diwali. The United Petroleum Front, the apex body of the petrol pump owners, announced the decision to go on strike on Saturday. The daily dynamic pricing has been […]

Oil’s not well: petrol and diesel prices scale a new high

Oil’s not well: petrol and diesel prices scale a new high

In Mumbai, a litre of petrol now costs Rs 79.99 per litre, while tanking up on diesel costs Rs 62.82 per litre. This is the highest yet since dynamic or daily pricing came into effect on June 16 this year. Dynamic pricing or daily fuel revision, which kicked in on June 16, 2017, continues to […]

Brent crude: India to receive its first shipment of crude from US on Monday | The Economic Times

Brent crude: India to receive its first shipment of crude from US on Monday | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: US officials expect their crude exports to keep global oil prices low and stable in the future and benefit consumers, including India, which is set to receive its first shipment from the US on Monday. “Over the long term, it’s hard to see crude prices going up significantly. There might be natural disasters, […]