Oct 8, 2012 Not much short of encouraging an oil company to build new refineries. Tough state regulation of auto pollution cuts off California from sources of gas outside the state.
Oct 8, 2012 In California this morning drivers are paying an average $4.66 for a gallon of gas. Governor Jerry Brown has ordered that winter will come early this year -- in the form of so-called "winter blend" gasoline.
Oct 5, 2012 California discovers how close it lives to a tipping point when refinery problems combine to create a sudden gas shortage and a spike in prices.
Sep 24, 2012 As world leaders gather to discuss the oil santions against Iran, that country is selling only half the volume of a year ago. But its reduced production is raising oil prices around the world.
Sep 13, 2012 The Federal Reserve wraps up its two day policy meeting today. It's expected to announce whether it will pump more stimulus money into the U.S. economy. Meanwhile, we just got inflation numbers for August. Wholesale prices increased 1.7 percent last month -- the biggest jump in three years.
Sep 4, 2012 Charging less than a dime per gallon, Venezuela sells cheapest gas on the planet. Norway has some of the highest fuel prices in the world.
Jun 8, 2012 Cars are as American as apple pie, but with the rising price of oil, more Americans are opting for other oil-free means of transportation.
Jun 6, 2012 Gas prices may be a bit of bright spot in a dark and stormy world economy.
May 22, 2012 The top nuclear official at the United Nations said today that a deal has been reached with Iran to allow the U.N.’s investigation into Iran’s nuclear program to continue. So what does this mean for the price of oil, which spiked earlier this year because of tensions with Iran?