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Gas prices may seem ok now, but don't say we didn't warn you

Jul 9, 2013
The wholesale price of oil fell this morning, but it's still hovering above $100 a barrel.
Posted In: gas, big oil, Oil

More oil on the tracks: Trains transport a ton of crude

Jul 8, 2013
Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.
Posted In: Transportation, Oil, crude oil, train

Egypt's Suez Canal isn't oil industry prize

Jul 3, 2013
As Egypt grapples with political unrest, many economic analysts are worried about the price of oil. But Egypt's Suez Canal isn't as important as you'd think.
Posted In: Oil, Suez Canal, Arab Spring, morsi

Obama on climate change: It's the economy, stupid

Jun 25, 2013
The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Posted In: natural gas, energy, Oil, Keystone XL

Syria's mom and pop oil refineries

Jun 17, 2013
A year of unrest and civil war has created a new opportunity for private citizens in Syria to earn money with makeshift oil refineries.
Posted In: syria, Oil, refineries

Oil tax cuts spur fight in Alaska

Jun 4, 2013
Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
Posted In: big oil, Oil, Alaska, BP

How America helped weaken OPEC

May 30, 2013
The boom in U.S. oil production has disrupted global oil’s pecking order and caused fractures inside the once all-powerful OPEC.
Posted In: big oil, OPEC, crude oil, Oil, Nigeria

Does U.S. oil boom mean lower prices at the pump?

May 14, 2013
America's closer to energy independence, but the days of $2 gas are history.
Posted In: energy, Oil

How the markets will react to more North American fuel production

May 14, 2013
When fossil fuel gets cheap.
Posted In: Oil, fracking, fossil fuels

A new era in North American fossil fuel production

May 14, 2013
A new report says North America will once again dominate fossil fuel production
Posted In: Oil, fossil fuels, alternative energy, fracking

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