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What California can do about record gas prices

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.
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California, all of a sudden, hits $5 gas

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.
Posted In: gas prices, gas

Oil sanctions cause pain in Iran, but also at gas pumps

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.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, gas prices

Wholesale prices rise in August

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.
Posted In: inflation, gas prices, food prices, Federal Reserve

Gas prices from Norway to Venezuela

Aug 3, 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.
Posted In: gas prices, venezuela

To guzzle or not to guzzle?

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.
Posted In: Oil, gasoline, gas prices, fuel economy, biking, scott tong

What to expect from gas prices in the short term

Jun 6, 2012
Gas prices may be a bit of bright spot in a dark and stormy world economy.
Posted In: gas prices, Oil, Money Matters, gas

Iran accepts U.N. investigation of nuclear program

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?
Posted In: Iran, Oil, United Nations, gas prices

Why are gas prices falling?

May 8, 2012
Analyst Juli Niemann discusses the latest with gas prices and whether we can expect a rise in prices during the summer driving season.
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With oil firms profiting, why are gas prices still high?

May 7, 2012
The Fortune 500 2012 list ranking U.S. companies by revenue has Exxon Mobil at No. 1 and other oil firms near the top. So why are gas prices continuing to go up?
Posted In: gas prices, Oil, ExxonMobil

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