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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

Go North, young man!

Mar 21, 2012
The promise of steady work is attracting workers of all ages to Williston, N.D., and creating a new boom town on America's energy frontier.
Posted In: North Dakota, Oil, man camp, Williston, employment, debt, energy

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

Crude oil prices on the rise

Mar 16, 2012
After rumors that the U.S. and U.K. might release crude oil stock prices were found untrue -- at least for now -- prices are climbing back up.
Posted In: Oil, crude oil, U.K.

Sanctions hitting Iranian oil production hard

Mar 15, 2012
Iran is feeling the effects of U.S. sanctions over its nuclear program. The International Energy Agency says Iranian oil exports have fallen to a ten-year low.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, sanctions

How gas prices are affecting Americans

Mar 8, 2012
According to the latest Gallup data, Americans could withstand over $5 a gallon for gasoline before they had to significantly change their buying habits.
Posted In: gas, Oil, 2012 election

Gas prices drop slightly, but could still rise

Mar 6, 2012
The national average for a gallon of gasoline dipped today after about a month of steady increases. At the same time, tension with Iran could push those back up.
Posted In: gas, Oil, Unemployment

The 'what ifs' in oil prices

Mar 6, 2012
Oil prices fell today on the possible resumption of nuclear talks between Iran, the U.S. and its allies. But would prices stay down for long?
Posted In: Oil, Iran

BP plans to move forward after settlement

Mar 5, 2012
The big oil company BP has settled with thousands of Gulf Coast residents and businesses for their economic losses and medical claims from its massive 2010 oil spill -- to the tune of $7.8 billion.
Posted In: BP, Oil, settlement, deep water drilling

Gas prices reaching new heights this year

Mar 2, 2012
Yesterday, a report of a pipeline explosion in Saudi Arabia sent oil prices up near a four-year high. The Saudis denied that report, but two things are clear: Oil traders are on edge, and prices remain very high. And obviously, that's trickling right down to the gas tank.
Posted In: gas prices, Oil

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