Why? It's called the crack spread.
Shortages of labor and materials are making it hard to drill and maintain wells.
Under pressure from the contractors who actually do a lot of the deliveries, the company will stop delivering on Sunday primarily in rural areas.
High gas prices threaten food security as well as people's ability to keep the lights on and protect themselves from the cold.
Ridership took a nosedive in the pandemic, and remote work may be helping to keep it low. Federal aid has kept buses and trains moving.
Inflation is curbing our appetite for "revenge travel."
Services like Uber and Lyft are trying to get more people to drive for them. The math isn't working out for many drivers.
Gas stations are usually separate from the big oil conglomerates whose names they carry. Owners are often individuals with some control over what you pay at their pumps — but not much.
There are a lot of variables that make predicting energy demand in 2023 difficult, including rising interest rates, inflation and potential COVID flare-ups.
You can count taxes and subsidies among the reasons.