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Can producers meet ethanol demand?

Aug 31, 2009
The government wants to boost the amount of ethanol in the U.S. gas supply. But will corn ethanol makers be able to meet the target? Adam Allington reports.
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Why are natural gas prices down?

Aug 28, 2009
Natural gas prices have dipped to a seven-year low. That's bad for business, but what does it mean for consumers? Sam Eaton reports.
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China refiner may be blacklisted in Iraq

Aug 25, 2009
China has been busy making oil and gas acquisitions, but one deal in Iraq has landed the country's biggest refiner, Sinopec, in political hot water. Scott Tong reports.
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Oil industry report targets climate bill

Aug 24, 2009
The oil industry's campaign against climate legislation in Congress is heating up. The American Petroleum Institute lobbying group has put out a study of the climate bill's cost to U.S. refiners and, perhaps, consumers. Sam Eaton reports.
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Why the trade deficit is growing

Aug 12, 2009
The U.S. June trade deficit rose 4% in June to $27 billion, and the cost of what we imported increased for the first time in almost a year. Alisa Roth explains why.
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Why oil prices are rising again

Aug 11, 2009
Oil prices are on the rise, which is driving up prices at the pump. But if we're in a recession and demand is weak, why aren't prices falling? Jill Barshay explains.
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Key needs for Africa's oil producers

Aug 10, 2009
Phillip Walker, senior editor with the Economist Intelligence Unit, talks with Bill Radke about issues in developing relations between the U.S. and African oil producers.
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Oil firms protest Nigerian overhaul bill

Jul 29, 2009
Legislation in Nigeria to overhaul energy may lead to higher tax rates for oil companies that operate in the Niger Delta. Sarah Gardner reports.
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Regulators may restrict energy trading

Jul 28, 2009
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission may impose trading limits on energy markets, particularly crude oil, natural gas and other products of finite supply, in an effort to curb financial speculators from driving prices higher like they have in the past. Sarah Gardner reports.
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BP losses make pretty good figures

Jul 28, 2009
European oil company BP reported second-quarter earnings were down by more than 50 percent compared to last year. But analysts say it could easily have been worse. Stephen Beard looks into why these are being considered decent numbers.
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