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Surge In U.S. Oil Production Finally Reflected At Pump

Surge In U.S. Oil Production Finally Reflected At Pump

Aug 29, 2014 at 18:40 | Andy Tully

Geopolitical turmoil, particularly in oil-producing regions, usually means higher retail costs for petroleum products, specifically gasoline.Not so this year. Oil analysts say American drivers taking their last summer…

Weak Hurricane Season Forecast Good News For Drivers

Weak Hurricane Season Forecast Good News For Drivers

May 12, 2014 at 17:09 | Daniel J. Graeber

With a modest hurricane season forecast for 2014, U.S. drivers are unlikely to face weather-related gas price increases, but foreign crises or domestic refinery problems could still impact prices.

AAA: Drivers Should Soon See Relief At The Pump

AAA: Drivers Should Soon See Relief At The Pump

May 05, 2014 at 17:21 | Daniel J. Graeber

As U.S. gasoline production increases in anticipation of the summer driving season, the American Automobile Association said it is expecting prices at the pump to drop by Memorial Day, May…

AAA: Shale Boom Keeps High Gas Prices From Going Higher

AAA: Shale Boom Keeps High Gas Prices From Going Higher

Apr 28, 2014 at 17:18 | Daniel J. Graeber

Although high gasoline prices are still frustrating U.S. drivers, things would be even worse if the country weren’t in the midst of a shale oil boom.The American Automobile…

Fluctuating Gas Prices Can’t Dent Americans’ Love Affair With Their Cars

Fluctuating Gas Prices Can’t Dent Americans’ Love Affair With Their Cars

Apr 22, 2014 at 08:20 | Daniel J. Graeber

The national average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline may be 15 cents higher than this time last year, but the fact that gasoline prices in general are…

U.S. Gas Prices Rise, but not because of Global Factors

U.S. Gas Prices Rise, but not because of Global Factors

Apr 14, 2014 at 17:13 | Daniel J. Graeber

Global energy markets are jostling between the return of Libyan crude oil and lingering tensions over Ukraine. It's domestic supply and demand issues, however, that are weighing on U.S. gasoline…

Japan’s Uncertain Energy Future

Japan’s Uncertain Energy Future

Apr 11, 2014 at 15:22 | Dan Dicker

This column is being written later in my day than usual as I was completing a two-part interview with the NHK network, the PBS of Japan.  In two…

U.S. Oil Boom Makes Gas Cheaper, but not by Much

U.S. Oil Boom Makes Gas Cheaper, but not by Much

Apr 07, 2014 at 17:11 | Daniel J. Graeber

Crude oil sourced in the United States is cheaper and therefore means less pain at the pump for American drivers. When adjusted for inflation, however, the price for a gallon…

Spring Fever Could Lead to Increase in Gas Demand

Spring Fever Could Lead to Increase in Gas Demand

Mar 31, 2014 at 18:16 | Daniel J. Graeber

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline for Monday is the highest it's been since Sept. 11. Demand may increase along with the price at the…

Canada Approves LNG Exports for Project Hopefuls

Canada Approves LNG Exports for Project Hopefuls

Mar 28, 2014 at 15:52 | James Burgess

While liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals proposals are languishing under the measured pace of approval in the United States, Canada is approving licenses in advance for projects that don’t…

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