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What's causing the steep rise in oil prices

Nov 16, 2011
The price of oil is up 20 percent over the last month, with prices today topping $100 a barrel. Why?
Posted In: Oil, natural gas, speculative bubbles
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Gas prices are up, but drivers aren't to blame

Nov 16, 2011
The price of crude oil has jumped to more than $100 a barrel. Many analyst blame "speculators." But it turns out, these days "speculators" are often pensions and mutual funds, not just traditional traders.
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Keystone XL put on hold

Nov 10, 2011
A victory for environmentalists as Obama delays a proposed pipeline until after the election.
Posted In: Oil
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Oil exec gets severance payout -- for staying

Oct 31, 2011
As Occupy Wall Street protests bemoan executive pay, Nabors Industries' chairman gives up CEO role and gets $100 million severance-like payment.
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Happy days for Exxon Mobil

Oct 27, 2011
Happy days are here again, if you are the oil company Exxon Mobil. Our Marketplace Daily Pulse was quickened today after Exxon said it earned $10...
Posted In: Marketplace Daily Pulse, Oil
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BP profits triple

Oct 25, 2011
The company reports third quarter profits of $5 billion, buoyed by high oil prices.
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BP reports big quarterly profits

Oct 25, 2011
The company, which has faced much controversy after being partially responsible for the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, says it has reached a turning point.
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Deal would create the largest oil and gas pipeline company in North America

Oct 17, 2011
Houston-based Kinder Morgan looks to buy rival El Paso Corp. for $21 billion.
Posted In: Oil
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Alaska's permanent fund dividend likely to boost sales

Oct 6, 2011
Alaskans get $1,174 today as part of the state's permanent fund dividend payout. Retailers expect to see October's sales jump.
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Chevron uses solar power to get more oil

Oct 5, 2011
And this final note. You know more often than not the debate over energy and the environment is framed as either/or. Oil and gas versus, say, wind...
Posted In: Chevron, Final Note, Oil, solar

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