Jamie Court testifies at the California State Senate – March 24 2015

“Oil refiners are gouging Californians by keeping the state running on empty so that when refineries go down gasoline prices shoot up,” said Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog. “It’s time for the legislature to require that oil refiners keep another week of gasoline inventory on hand to avoid perennial price spikes in the third largest gasoline consuming economy in the world.”

KCBS TV-2 Los Angeles, CA – Consumer Group Says Oil Refiners Are Price Gouging Californians

“Oil refiners are gouging Californians by keeping the state running on empty so that when refineries go down gasoline prices shoot up,” said Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog. “It’s time for the legislature to require that oil refiners keep another week of gasoline inventory on hand to avoid perennial price spikes in the third largest gasoline consuming economy in the world.”

KABC TV-7 Los Angeles, CA – Watchdog Says CA Paid $47 Billion Extra Over 10 Years For Gas

Consumer Watchdog’s new report, “Price Spiked: How Oil Refiners Gouge Californians On Their Gasoline and What It Costs,” showed that Californians paid $550 million extra for their gasoline in February compared to drivers nationwide by calculating the difference between US and state prices and allotting for consumption.