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OPEC’s Struggle To Avoid $40 Oil

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

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

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?

2013: Cheapest Gas in 4 Years?

Jan 14, 2013 at 17:17 | Jen Alic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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