Oil refiners aiming for an easy, but awkward, pump-price hike

Gasoline prices are on record, and the refiner’s stupendous profits are putting them in the hot seat. They are an obvious, but strange, goal.

The oil major and refinery officials will meet with the Secretary of Energy, the White House confirmed at a briefing on Tuesday. Jennifer Granholm Thursday to discuss ways to reduce costs for energy consumers. President last week Biden sent a letter Oil-refinery officials accused him of making profits at the expense of consumers and urged him to expand capacity.