Gas prices begin their seasonal slide upward

Feb 4, 2013
Prices generally increase as refineries start to change from production of winter-season gas to more expensive summer-season gas, lowering production.
Posted In: gas, gasoline

In Tulsa, gas prices always below the norm

Nov 23, 2012
Oklahoma not only boasts some of the lowest gas prices in the country, but also one of the highest concentrations of gas stations.
Posted In: gas prices, gas, oklahoma

Desperate for gas, some resort to stealing

Nov 16, 2012
New York and New Jersey will end gas rationing programs that were put place in some areas post-Sandy. As demand continues to outstrip supply, some people are going to extreme measures to find or steal gas.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, gas, price gouging

New York imposes gas rationing to ease Sandy shortage

Nov 9, 2012
Gas rationing is back in New York City and parts of Long Island. And -- like in the 1970s oil crisis -- cars that end in an even number fill up on even days, and odd plates on odd days.
Posted In: New York, Hurricane Sandy, gas

Mayor Bloomberg institutes odd-even gas rationing

Nov 8, 2012
Odd numbered license plates get to buy gas on odd numbered dates; evens on evens.
Posted In: gas, New York City, gasoline, Hurricane Sandy

New Yorkers sell gas on the black market

Nov 6, 2012
New York's state attorney general investigates price gouging as Craigslist ads sell gas for $20 a gallon.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, gas, gas prices, New York

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

U.S. petroleum reserve is a versatile weapon

Oct 1, 2012
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve was established to protect the economy from an embargo. But just the threat of releasing oil into the market can rein in speculation in oil futures, too.
Posted In: Oil, strategic oil reserves, gas

On reserve: 727 million barrels of crude oil

Sep 26, 2012
The United States has the most crude oil stashed away and ready-to-go of any nation on earth in its Strategic Petroleum Reserve. But you can't see the oil. It's underground in salt domes.
Posted In: strategic oil reserves, gas

To convert to gas or electric?

Jul 20, 2012
A faster-cooking kitchen range is the incentive for one family to switch to natural gas. But if you hope to save money, that's just the start.
Posted In: sustainability, electricity, gas, appliances