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OPEC’s Struggle To Avoid $40 Oil

OPEC’s Struggle To Avoid $40 Oil

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Energy / Gas Prices

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…

Americans Paying European Prices for Oil?

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?

Where Do Your Gas Dollars Go?

Feb 14, 2013 at 14:38 | Jen Alic

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?

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

Driving Doldrums: Gas Prices on the Rise - Again

Feb 11, 2013 at 17:25 | Jen Alic

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…


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