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Despite waiver, revenue is higher

...waiver was meant to provide relief after prices jumped to more than $3 a gallon because of disruption to refineries and oil pipelines from the hurricane. Despite the loss in money from motor fuel taxes, the state collected $1.3 billion from other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/08/met_20904.shtml
Metro
Crude futures fall more than $1 a barrel

...lingering concerns sparked by a call last month by al-Qaida terror network leader Osama bin Laden for attacks on oil pipelines in the Middle East. "The market was panicked but fears essentially evaporated... since there was no follow-up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/04/bus_438923.shtml
Business
International standards not always followed

...000 or so standards that harmonize everything from air quality control through anticorrosion devices for underwater oil pipelines to the sweat resistance of a shirt. There are no laws to force compliance - just the power of the market and the commonsensical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/15/liv_358494.shtml
Life & style
Consumer prices jump 3.3 percent in 2004

...disruptions related to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait roiled world oil markets. Last year, sporadic attacks on Iraq's oil pipelines and continued worries about potential supply disruptions in other parts of the Middle East from terrorist attacks pushed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/20/bus_440395.shtml
Business
Woman opened her home, heart to veterans in need

...old. She turns to photos of an expedition to Alaska during the 1970s. "That was a sweet trip," she says. Large oil pipelines were being laid at the time. "I walked up to one of those pipes and said, 'Brother, I've been reading about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/22/met_409569.shtml
Metro
Prices keep putting pinch on motorists

...September, when anxious motorists jammed gas stations as fuel prices climbed past the $3 mark after damage to Gulf Coast oil pipelines by Hurricane Katrina sparked fears of a fuel shortage. Although prices briefly dropped below the $2 mark earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/27/met_73879.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University
Damage to oil rigs may top Katrina

...remain shut down or operating at less than 100 percent capacity, according to the latest report by the Association of Oil Pipelines. Refineries in the hardest-hit area of Beaumont and Port Arthur, Texas, plus Lake Charles, La., still are not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/bus_7420.shtml
Business
Katrina expected to slash economic growth

...Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poor's in New York. "It will be a question of how fast oil refineries and oil pipelines come back." The CBO said estimates of the impact on employment in September range from a decline of 150,000 jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/08/bus_1274.shtml
Business
Recovery eases oil markets

...oil analyst Marshall Steeves said the drop in wholesale gasoline prices "will take time to filter down." Though oil pipelines, import terminals and some refineries shut down by Katrina have restarted operations, four damaged Gulf Coast refineries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/bus_1170.shtml
Business
Crude prices fall as market eyes OPEC, Iraq

...that has paralyzed northern flows for more than a month. Around 9,000 Iraqi troops are being dispatched to guard oil pipelines over the election period to stop further attacks. Insurgents stepped up attacks Thursday against polling centers across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/29/bus_441205.shtml
Business