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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Energy and Power
    IntroducedJune 4th, 2013

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Title

Gas Price and Refinery Capacity Relief Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve the coordination of refinery outages, and for other purposes.

Summary

Gas Price and Refinery Capacity Relief Act of 2013 - Amends the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to require a refinery owner or operator to report to the Administrator of the Energy Information Administration (EIA): (1) at least one year in advance the schedule for any planned removal from service for maintenance, repair, or modification of any refinery or a unit (planned refinery outage); and (2) as soon as practicable any unplanned refinery outages. Directs the Secretary of Energy to: (1) review, analyze, and make available to refinery operators information on unplanned refinery outages in order to prevent significant market disruptions; and (2) analyze the costs and benefits of creating a national strategic refined petroleum products reserve for refined petroleum products.