Activist Mary-Elizabeth Estrada, with the Florida Student Power Network, of Tampa, stands against Chevron Corporation’s record profits while joining a protest on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Ave in Tampa. The group gathered at the prominent corner across from the University of South Florida campus to stand against increasing gas prices fueling the oil and gas industry’s record profits and to demand that Tampa Congresswoman Kathy Castor take federal action.

Photos: Activists protest against oil companies, rising gas prices in Tampa

On Tuesday, demonstrators from the University of South Florida, Food & Water Watch, the CLEO Institute and the Florida Student Power Network rallied at a gas station near the USF campus.
Activist Mary-Elizabeth Estrada, with the Florida Student Power Network, of Tampa, stands against Chevron Corporation’s record profits while joining a protest on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Ave in Tampa. The group gathered at the prominent corner across from the University of South Florida campus to stand against increasing gas prices fueling the oil and gas industry’s record profits and to demand that Tampa Congresswoman Kathy Castor take federal action. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
On Tuesday, demonstrators from the University of South Florida, Food & Water Watch, the CLEO Institute and the Florida Student Power Network rallied at a gas station near the USF campus.
Published Apr. 26|Updated Apr. 26
Kate Koenig, of Tampa, speaks out against fossil fuel use while joining an activists' rally on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa.
Kate Koenig, of Tampa, speaks out against fossil fuel use while joining an activists' rally on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Demonstrators gather during a protest against oil companies on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa.
Demonstrators gather during a protest against oil companies on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Children display signs while attending a rally on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa.
Children display signs while attending a rally on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Activists gather during a protest against oil companies on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa.
Activists gather during a protest against oil companies on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Activists congregate during a protest against oil companies on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa.
Activists congregate during a protest against oil companies on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
A megaphone is reflected in sunglasses worn by Kate Koenig, of Tampa, during a protest against fossil fuel use on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa.
A megaphone is reflected in sunglasses worn by Kate Koenig, of Tampa, during a protest against fossil fuel use on Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Protesters gather during a demonstration against the use of fossil fuels Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa.
Protesters gather during a demonstration against the use of fossil fuels Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Dave Coleman, of Tampa, holds a sign denouncing Exxon Mobil Corp. at a rally against the use of fossil fuels Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. The group gathered at the prominent corner located across from the University of South Florida campus to protest increasing gas prices, which they say are fueling the oil and gas industry’s record profits, and to call on U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, to take federal action.
Dave Coleman, of Tampa, holds a sign denouncing Exxon Mobil Corp. at a rally against the use of fossil fuels Tuesday, April 6, 2022, in front of a Mobil gas station on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. The group gathered at the prominent corner located across from the University of South Florida campus to protest increasing gas prices, which they say are fueling the oil and gas industry’s record profits, and to call on U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, to take federal action. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
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