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Energy / Gas Prices

Why Fuel Subsidies are Bad for Everyone

Why Fuel Subsidies are Bad for Everyone

Aug 13, 2013 at 17:04 | Ed Dolan

I have posted frequently (most recently in a three-part series that starts here) on the topic of underpricing of energy in the United States, but we are not the…

This Week in Energy: $3 Gas Prices are a Thing of the Past

This Week in Energy: $3 Gas Prices are a Thing of the Past

Jul 19, 2013 at 11:49 | James Stafford

This quarter’s oil and gas M&A activity; rising US oil production and the disconnect at the pump; discovery of new oil field in Kuwait, and a few hints at what’s…

So About that $2 Gas …?

So About that $2 Gas …?

Jul 15, 2013 at 18:21 | Daniel J. Graeber

U.S. gasoline prices are expected to remain volatile for the month because of geopolitical fallout in the Middle East. Concerns over the global oil supply are fading away from the…

BP to the Rescue for Midwest Drivers

BP to the Rescue for Midwest Drivers

Jul 03, 2013 at 17:19 | Daniel J. Graeber

British energy company BP said this week it was nearly finished with upgrades to its Whiting oil refinery in northwest Indiana. Its largest refinery in the United States, the British…

Why Gas Prices are Unlikely to Fall Anytime Soon

Why Gas Prices are Unlikely to Fall Anytime Soon

Jun 11, 2013 at 16:26 | Brian Westenhaus

Almost everyone from the consumer to the giant oil company is tired of the very high crude oil prices seen now for over a year.  For consumers it’s a drain…

Using an MOF to Produce Cheaper Premium Gasoline

Using an MOF to Produce Cheaper Premium Gasoline

May 29, 2013 at 16:48 | Brian Westenhaus

Researchers have developed a new Metal Organic Framework (MOF) that might provide a better and cheaper method for separating the different hexane molecules of gasoline.  The National Institute of…

Gas Mileage Better, But Are Consumers Buying It?

Gas Mileage Better, But Are Consumers Buying It?

Mar 18, 2013 at 14:50 | Daniel J. Graeber

President Barack Obama used his weekly address to say the country is ready to take control over its energy future. This is because oil production is at a 15-year high…

What Happened to the Uproar Over Energy Speculators?

What Happened to the Uproar Over Energy Speculators?

Mar 11, 2013 at 17:38 | Daniel J. Graeber

Gasoline prices in the U.S. Midwest have pulled back from the seasonal highs reported in February. Motor group AAA reported Monday that U.S. commuters paid, on average, $3.69 for a…

Power Prices Bring Down Bulgarian Government

Power Prices Bring Down Bulgarian Government

Feb 25, 2013 at 16:46 | Jen Alic

Fuel prices can bring down a government, as the Bulgarian elite are now learning, and it doesn’t stop there. As tens of thousands of people hit the streets…

Why is the Washington Post Surprised at High Gas Prices?

Why is the Washington Post Surprised at High Gas Prices?

Feb 20, 2013 at 16:43 | Juan Cole

The Washington Post is surprised by the ‘mysterious’ high cost of gasoline in the US but does not mention in this article that the US government, at the insistence…

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