S. Hrg. 107-509: Gas Prices: How are They Really Set? Hearings before the Permanent Subcommittee of Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, April 30 and May 2, 2002 [open pdf - 19MB]
From the opening statement of Carl Levin: "To try to get to the bottom of questions about gas prices, I asked the staff of our Permanent Subcommittee to investigate just how gas prices are set. After an extensive investigation, the Majority staff of the Subcommittee issued a 400-page report laying out their findings. The report looks in detail at three regions of the country: The West Coast (California in particular); the Midwest (Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois in particular); and the East Coast (Maine and the Washington, DC, area in particular)." Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: Carl Levin, Susan M. Collins, Daniel K. Akaka, Joseph I. Lieberman, Jean Carnahan, George V. Voinovich, Jim Bunning, Peter K. Ashton, Richard Blumenthal, James S. Carter, Jennifer M. Granholm, Tom Greene, Justine S. Hastings, Gary Heminger, R. Preston McAfee, Ross J. Pillari, David C. Reeves, Rob Routs, Philip K. Verleger, Jr., and Ron Wyden.
S. Hrg. 107-509; Senate Hearing 107-509