FTC Midwest gasoline price probe to last another 3-4 months

08/07/2000
The US Federal Trade Commission's investigation into recent US Midwest gasoline price increases will continue another 3-4 months.In an interim report to Congress, FTC discussed possible causes of the spikes, including crude oil price increases, the introduction of Environmental Protection Agency rules for summer-blend reformulated gasoline, and pipeline problems.The commission said, "Although it is likely that each of these supply factors contributed to the dramatic recent price spikes in the Midwest, no single factor appears from [the] staff's preliminary investigation to be likely to provide a full explanation, and [the] staff does not yet have sufficient information to assess t...
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