Getting prices down could be complicated. Supply from Iran is already at two-year lows, and new U.S. sanctions on the country are set to go into effect in November.
After a terrorist group claims responsibility for a bloody hostage crisis in Algeria, a look at how terrorism and civil unrest in North Africa impact's the U.S.'s energy supply.
There is a fast-moving hostage crisis this morning at a natural gas complex in Algeria. The complex is run by BP and Statoil. Islamist militants attacked the facility apparently in protest of France's intervention in Mali.