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PG&E Fined $14 Million For Keeping Incorrect Records

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has been fined with $14.35 million for failing to promptly notify state officials of incorrect records related to a Northern California natural gas pipeline.


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Tanker With 8K Gallons Of Fuel Catches Fire, Driver Dies

It was a dangerous scene when a tanker burst into flames Saturday while making its way to an elderly couple’s Escalon home.


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Tanker Carrying 8K Gallons Of Gas Catches Fire In Escalon

A man on fire was pulled out of a gas tanker by bystanders after the tanker went up in flames Saturday.


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Average Price Of Gas Up Eight Cents Over Last Two Weeks

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped eight cents over the past two weeks.



Californians Could Pay Highest Gas Tax In Nation This Summer

Californians could end up paying the highest gasoline taxes in the nation when a 3.5-cents-per-gallon increase kicks in this summer.


California Lawmaker Proposes New Oil Tax Amid Rising Gas Prices

In one week, gas prices have jumped 12 cents, and as they continue to climb, a California lawmaker is proposing a new tax to be paid on every barrel of crude oil produced in the state.


A natural gas line was ruptured in Rancho Cordova on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (credit: Sac Metro Fire)

Natural Gas Line Severed In Rancho Cordova

Construction crews accidentally cut a natural gas line in Rancho Cordova.


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Chevron Says It Paid $10 Million After Refinery Fire

Chevron Corp. has paid about $10 million and has begun what’s being termed “corrective actions” after a fire last summer at its Richmond refinery, company officials said.


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Van Hits Natural Gas Line In Stockton, Forcing Evacuations

Residents at a Stockton apartment complex had a rude wake-up Tuesday after a van hit a natural gas line, forcing them from their apartments.


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California Gasoline Prices Down For Second Day

California’s reign of pump pain is easing as prices drop for the second day in a row.


Edward Valila is accused of stealing $4,500 in gas from a Shell gas station in Roseville.

Roseville Police Make Arrest In Theft Of 1,000 Gallons Of Gasoline

Roseville Police have made an arrest in the theft of nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a Shell station.


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Nearly 1,000 Gallons Stolen From Roseville Gas Station

Police in the Northern California city of Roseville are investigating the theft of nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a Shell station.