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A sign at a Mobil gas station in Pismo Beach, California.

Oil is cheap, but gas is still expensive in California

Jul 22, 2015
Shortages of the state's special blend causes prices to spike, but this feels different.
Posted In: gas prices, oil prices, california, refineries
The Suncor refinery in Edmonton, Canada, which has the capacity to refine 142,000 barrels of light oil a day, according to the company. Oil prices have been blamed for the state of Canada's economy.

Oil slump takes Canada into recession

Jul 16, 2015
Declines in exports are the cause. The rest of the economy is holding up.
Posted In: Canada, recession, oil prices, exports

North Dakota oil town: Is it a bust or a slowdown?

Jun 3, 2015
Some developers are pushing ahead in Williston despite lower prices per barrel.
Posted In: Williston, North Dakota, Bakken, oil prices, oil boom
Boeing

Cheaper fuel, cheaper flights. But not for you.

May 25, 2015
Continued low oil prices mean airlines are saving billions of dollars.
Posted In: airline industry, oil prices, consumers
David Brown, vice president for operations at Capital Lodge.

Oil downturn takes men out of 'man camps'

May 12, 2015
Housing planned during North Dakota's oil boom is now short on occupants.
Posted In: Bakken, oil rigs, oil drilling, oil prices, North Dakota, Williston, mancamps
Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation near McKittrick, California.

How much is a 10-year forecast for cheap oil worth?

May 11, 2015
OPEC predicts oil prices will hang below $100 a barrel for as long as a decade.
Posted In: oil prices, OPEC, crude oil
There are many factors involved in the fluctuation of oil prices.

Why oil prices move up and down so much

Feb 26, 2015
Predicting global supply and demand is enormously complicated
Posted In: oil prices, traders, data, oil markets

UPS and FedEx increase fuel surcharge – because they can

Feb 3, 2015
Opposite of a price war: Despite cheaper fuel costs, shipping companies charge more.
Posted In: UPS, fedex, oil prices, shipping costs
Can an air-thin price increase even be felt at the pump? A customer at a San Francisco service station.

Looking for meaning in a fractional gas price increase

Jan 27, 2015
For first time in four months, an average gallon goes up – from $2.033 to $2.038.
Posted In: oil prices, gas prices
Lou Brazils fills his tank this week at a gas station in Dellwood, Missouri.

Oil prices tank, we save billions

Jan 20, 2015
In more than half the states, gas is selling for less than $2 a gallon.
Posted In: crude oil, oil prices

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