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If Peak Oil is Approaching why is Gasoline so Cheap?

If Peak Oil is Approaching why is Gasoline so Cheap?

Nov 15, 2013 at 17:13 | Post Carbon

There are many zigs and zags, twists and turns, and unintended consequences along the path to higher priced and scarce oil. Only three months ago it seemed we were headed…

Why Gasoline Prices are Heading Lower

Why Gasoline Prices are Heading Lower

Oct 15, 2013 at 17:08 | Matt Smith

Let’s end at the beginning: retail gasoline prices are going to continue to head lower, and this post simply presents the case as to why, through some simple visuals.

The Reason for the ‘Fall’ in Gas Prices

The Reason for the ‘Fall’ in Gas Prices

Oct 09, 2013 at 17:14 | Robert Rapier

Fall Means Falling Gasoline PricesFall is always a welcome change of pace for most people after a long, hot summer. Not only from the temperatures, but fall almost…

The Era of Cheap Gasoline is Over

The Era of Cheap Gasoline is Over

Sep 19, 2013 at 17:50 | Daniel J. Graeber

Motor group AAA reports the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline for Wednesday was $3.50, down more than 30 cents from the same time last year. Refiners…

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…

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