Mr. Klitten also said that Chevron was looking to become a major refiner and marketer of gasoline in Europe.
The scheme was intended to benefit both the railroads and major refiners, notably those controlled by Rockefeller through secret rebates.
The move is opposed by major refiners.
And this sugar export enchancement program would cost taxpayers $140 million more a year, with the subsidy going to about 10 major refiners.
Francesco Marino Mannoia became a major refiner of heroin for the Corleonesi.
By contrast, the independent marketers replenish storage tanks mostly with surplus gasoline bought in the wholesale market from major and independent refiners.
Renewed but unsubstantiated speculation that some oil companies might be ripe takeover candidates helped three major refiners gain.
Socony purchased a 45 percent interest in Magnolia Petroleum Co., a major refiner, marketer and pipeline transporter.
Imperial is one of Canada's top natural gas producers, the country's major refiner and marketer of petroleum products and an important manufacturer of petrochemicals.
More than half the stations caught mislabeling fuel were selling brand-name gasoline from a major refiner, the report said.