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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

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?

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?

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

Feb 25, 2013 at 16:46 | Charles Kennedy

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?

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…

Americans Paying European Prices for Oil?

Feb 19, 2013 at 16:58 | Claude Salhani

Oh, how I miss the days of Bill Clinton’s presidency when the price of gas at the pump was around 99 cents per gallon. Yes, you heard me right: ninety-nine…

Where Do Your Gas Dollars Go?

Feb 14, 2013 at 14:38 | Charles Kennedy

Americans pay more for gas than they do for vehicles on average, and the Union of Concerned Scientists has set out to demonstrate exactly where all the money goes.

Why, Despite the Boom in Oil Production, are Gasoline Prices Still High?

Feb 14, 2013 at 14:23 | Climate Progress

On Monday, USA Today reported that the price of gasoline hit $3.60 a gallon for the first time since October — an early start in comparison to the usual…

Driving Doldrums: Gas Prices on the Rise - Again

Feb 11, 2013 at 17:25 | Charles Kennedy

Here we go again—US gas prices are increasing, with AAA putting the average price at around $3.50+, and drivers wondering if they’ll ever figure out how to predict prices at…

If Oil Production is Growing Why are Pump Prices not Falling?

Feb 11, 2013 at 17:16 | James Hamilton

Those who have been told that oil production is booming may be wondering why the prices of oil and gasoline are climbing again.

Why U.S. Energy Independence Means Pump Pain

Feb 07, 2013 at 17:09 | Daniel J. Graeber

A U.S. lawmaker said he was frustrated that embattled British energy company BP was posting better-than-expected fourth quarter profits while most Americans were paying top dollar for gasoline prices. A…

2013: Cheapest Gas in 4 Years?

Jan 14, 2013 at 17:17 | Charles Kennedy

Prices at the US pump are on the rise again for the first time since October, but the good news is—according to analysts—this year should see overall lower gas prices…

Don't Believe the Gasoline Hype

Dec 17, 2012 at 17:12 | Daniel J. Graeber

Retail gasoline prices in some U.S. markets are expected to approach the $3.00 per gallon mark by the end of the year. Declining oil prices, coupled with a series of…

EIA Predicts Cheap Gasoline in Time for Holidays

Nov 12, 2012 at 17:08 | Daniel J. Graeber

Apart from states along the east coast, U.S. commuters were paying less for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline during the first week of November than during the summer, when…

The Reasons Behind California's High Gas Prices

Oct 09, 2012 at 17:25 | Robert Rapier

I am getting numerous questions about the situation with California’s surging gasoline prices. Therefore, I want to take some time to explain what makes California’s gasoline situation unique.The…

Friday's Gas Price Spike in California

Oct 08, 2012 at 17:39 | James Hamilton

Gasoline prices in California are usually 30-40 cents a gallon higher than the rest of the country. About 20 cents of that is due to higher gasoline taxes in…

The World is Suffering from High-Priced Fuel Syndrome

Oct 01, 2012 at 17:20 | Gail Tverberg

Governments and economists around the world have not figured out that what the world economy is suffering from, to varying degrees, is “high-priced fuel syndrome“.High-priced fuel syndrome has…

The Diminishing Effects of Gas Price Spikes on the Economy

Sep 20, 2012 at 17:35 | James Hamilton

As U.S. retail gasoline prices once again near $4.00 a gallon, does this pose a threat to the economy and President Obama's prospects for re-election? My answer is no.

Why North American Gas Prices Are So High

Sep 19, 2012 at 16:54 | Keith Schaefer

Driving gasoline is 50% higher today than in 2008 – relative to the price of oil. In other words, gas prices are nearly what they were in 2008...…

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