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Chico Petroleum on Nord is displaying their gas prices. Photo credit: Katherine Feaster

Explosion causes gas prices to increase

Katherine Feaster // March 1, 2015

  Gas prices in Chico quickly rose after an explosion interrupted gasoline production. It occurred at the Exxon Mobil Corp. oil refinery on Feb. 18 in Torrance, where an over-pressurization...

Chico State senior Michael Belcher fills up his tank at a gas station on Walnut Street. OPEC has not cut back on crude oil production yet so prices have remained low. Photo credit: Gustavo Ornelas

Gas prices continue to decline

Michael Arias // January 20, 2015

Surprisingly, not much has changed this year when it comes to gas prices. Californians still have the luxury of paying between $40 and $60 to fill up their tanks. Although prices were expected to...

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