gas prices


New fuel standards could lead to higher gas prices

May 3, 2012
The Congressional Budget Office says the White House plan to raise fuel efficiency could mean more potholes, or higher gas prices.
Posted In: gas mileage, gas prices

'We need to pretend we're not interested in gas'

Apr 27, 2012
Commentator Rex Huppke says if we all act like gas is passé, we can concentrate on more important things -- like jet packs.
Posted In: gas prices, jetpack, gas

High gas prices hurt station owners too

Apr 5, 2012
Widely fluctuating gasoline prices is just one indication that high gas prices are as a much a problem for independent station owners as they are for consumers.
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Gas prices' latest victim: Refineries

Mar 29, 2012
Squeezed by high oil costs and shrinking demand, major changes are coming in the oil refinery biz.
Posted In: Oil, gas prices

What can be done about high oil prices

Mar 21, 2012
Oil prices are slightly lower this morning in overseas trading, around $124 a barrel, but that is still very high. And those high oil prices are leading to high gas prices which are starting to really worry some economists who are concerned about our recovery and whether or not it could be derailed.
Posted In: Oil, gas prices

No connection between drilling and pumps

Mar 21, 2012
A new Associated Press analysis shows domestic oil production doesn't translate to gas prices.
Posted In: gas prices, drilling, oil drilling, Oil

China to hike oil prices, risk slower growth

Mar 20, 2012
China's government has announced a 7 percent oil price increase. The hike could slow growth but some say it might also reduce wealth inequality.
Posted In: China, Oil, gas prices

Delay in EPA gas rules may hurt cars

Mar 20, 2012
A reported delay in cleaner fuels could harm the new engines designed to burn it.
Posted In: gas, gas prices, EPA, clean energy

Consumer Price Index bumps up, gas prices to blame

Mar 16, 2012
Consumer prices rose by the most in 10 months in February, and rising gas prices were to blame for most of that change.
Posted In: consumer prices, inflation, gas prices, consumer

The controversy over premium gas

Mar 15, 2012
Some cars need the good stuff, others don't.
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