Governor and Legislature Strike Deal on Price Gouging Penalty And Oil Refiner Transparency

Making California First State In America To Rein In Oil Refiner Greed and Profiteering Los Angeles, CA – Governor Newsom and California legislature leaders have reached a deal to push through...

Executives And Insiders At CA Big 5 Refiners Cashed Out $590 Million In Company Stock During 2022 In Wartime Profiteering

Top executives and insiders at California’s big five oil refiners cashed out $590 million in stock in 2022, according to a review of filings with Securities Exchange Commission by the nonprofit Consumer Watchdog.

More Transparency For California Gas Markets

This morning the Los Angeles Times published my commentary on why we need more transparency in California’s gas markets. Let's hope the powers that be in Sacramento and Washington...

Misnomers In Legislative Debate Over Price Gouging Penalty

When the California Senate Energy Committee took on the price gouging penalty for the first time recently, economists with a track record working for the oil industry tried to muddy the waters on...

Consumer Watchdog Testifies For Windfall Profits Cap At CA Senate Energy Committee

Sacramento, CA – Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court will offer testimony in favor of enacting a price gouging penalty and windfall profits cap on oil refiners at the California Senate Energy,...

KFMB CW – San Diego, CA; Oil Companies Need to be Held Accountable for High Gas Prices

Jamie Court keeps pushing to penalize oil companies for gas gouging

Over 100 Groups Support California Legislation Curtailing Excessive Refinery Profits

Labor, Working Families Party, progressive and climate justice organizations unite on bill to penalize future gasoline price gouging Sacramento, CA — Over 100 state, local, and national organizations sent a letter calling on...

KGTV(ABC) – San Diego, CA; Jamie Court Will Testify at the Price Gouging Hearing for Rising Gas Prices

Jamie Court says hearings like these matter because gas is not a luxury to that people can choose to go without.

PBF Energy, Last of California’s Big Five Refiners To Report 2022 Results, Finishes Parade Of Windfall Profits In California

Los Angeles, CA—PBF Energy today posted an annual profit of $2.9 billion. The five refiners controlling California’s gasoline market --  PBF Energy, Chevron, Marathon Petroleum, Valero, and Phillips 66 –...

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