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7/1/2016
Consumer Watchdog says oil companies have been price gouging Californians to the tune of $10 billion compared to the rest of the nation, and are applauding the Attorney General's subpoenas to oil companies this week.
News Release
6/30/2016
CONTACT Jamie Court & Cody Rosenfield
Santa Monica, CA - The Wall Street Journal is reporting that major California oil refiners are receiving subpoenas related to manipulating the gasoline supply to raise gasoline prices in the state. Consumer Watchdog provided evidence to the California Attorney General’s office one year ago today that refiners were using their market leverage...
Video
6/29/2016
Jamie Court responded to news that refiners in California had received subpoenas from the California Attorney General regarding gas prices in the state.
Video
6/29/2016
Consumer Watchdog responded to breaking news that refiners in California had been given subpoenas by the California Attorney General regarding possible gas price manipulation.
Video
6/29/2016
Consumer Watchdog applauds subpoenas to oil companies regarding gas price manipulation, calls for continued investigation.
Blog Post
6/3/2016
By Cody Rosenfield
Update:  The clock last reset on October 910th after an unplanned shutdown at PBF's Torrance refinery. The refinery went offline after a 25 minute power outage in Torrance.   When refineries go down, gasoline prices go up.  That's why we started the clock on the next "unplanned" refinery outage: the Golden State...
Blog Post
4/27/2016
By Jamie Court
It's probably hard to feel the sting of state gasoline prices, that are 70 cents per gallon above US prices, when you are in an ivory tower.  Perhaps that's why some of the academics on California Energy Commission's Petroleum Market Advisory Committee (PMAC) are taking a slow train to recommendations about how to fix the...
News Release
4/22/2016
CONTACT Jamie Court & Cody Rosenfield
Sacramento, CA -- Consumer Watchdog told a state panel looking into gasoline price manipulation today that a handful of big oil refiners have been able to charge California drivers 70 cents to $1 more per gallon than the rest of America because they have an information advantage over the rest of the market, the public and regulators. Consumer...
Video
3/30/2016
Consumer advocates say federal authorities should investigate potential price gouging of consumers by oil companies.
Video
2/26/2016
Jamie Court appears on FOX Midday Sunday to discuss Consumer Watchdog's fight against oil company price gouging in California.