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    The US Defense Logistics Agency has awarded more than two thirds of a billion dollars in contracts to 19 oil-producing, refining and service energy companies to supply fuel to the US military, the Department of Defense announced.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The companies included Equilon Enterprises, doing business as Shell Oil Products US; Phillips 66 Co.; Placid Refining; ExxonMobil Fuels Lubricants and Specialties Marketing; Petromax Refining and Wynnewood Energy, the Defense Department stated.

    Other contracts went to Sugar Land, Lazarus Energy Holdings, Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company and Alon USA — all in the state of Texas, the announcement noted.

    “[The companies] have each been awarded a… contract… for various types of fuel,” the announcement said on Tuesday.

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