GasBuddy: Prices at the pump trickling down, downward momentum expected to continue
Posted on 9/26/2017 12:08:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
It’s been a month since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, knocking out nearly 30% of the nation’s refining capacity, but motorists are now starting to see consistent declines in gas prices. That’s according to Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.
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Gas prices jump six cents overnight
Posted on 9/1/2017 4:10:00 AM.

Prices at the pump jumped 6 cents overnight as storm-impacted refineries shut down in Texas. Don Redman with AAA says the statewide average is about $2.27 a gallon,which is 13 cents higher than the week before
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Lawmaker brings back old idea of oil processing tax
Posted on 3/27/2017 11:04:00 AM.

Over a decade ago, legislators discussed placing an oil processing tax on Louisiana refineries. Amite Representative Robby Carter has filed that bill for the upcoming legislative session and knows it will face fierce opposition from the oil and gas industry. But Carter says all options should be on the table when it comes to addressing the state’s budget problems.
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