Short notice blamed for oil exec absences at hearing

National Petrochemical & Refiners Association Pres. Bob Slaughter disputed allegations that major oil company executives did not want to testify at a Feb. 1 Senate committee hearing on industry concentration and its possible impact on prices.“As has been demonstrated many times in the past, the refining industry always stands ready to present information regarding the structure of our industry and the multiple factors that influence investment decisions and the energy market,” Slaughter said in a Jan. 31 statement.“Unfortunately, in the case of the Feb. 1 hearing, some of the executive leadership of our industry was contacted with essentially 4 business days to go be...

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