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Business News Archive - June 07, 2006

By Steven Oberbeck, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 7--Mike Peterson Oil Co., one of state's largest gasoline "jobbers," has sold the bulk of its assets to Houston-based Petroleum Wholesale L.P. in a move that marks a major expansion for the Texas company into northern Utah.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.