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Lower crude oil prices battered earnings at oil companies such as ExxonMobil
For its part, Tesoro earned $51 million on fatter margins, compared to an $82 million loss last year. The company eliminated its borrowings on its revolving credit facility, and like rival Frontier Oil
Tesoro still sees challenges ahead because of lower demand for motor fuels. The company plans to run its Hawaii refinery and others at less than full capacity this quarter, and Chevron
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