Why gas prices are likely to keep falling

Sep 4, 2015
Even if crude oil prices rise, the end of summer reduces demand for gas.
Posted In: gas prices, crude oil, refineries
A sign at a Mobil gas station in Pismo Beach, California.

Oil is cheap, but gas is still expensive in California

Jul 22, 2015
Shortages of the state's special blend causes prices to spike, but this feels different.
Posted In: gas prices, oil prices, california, refineries
Shell Oil leads negotiations in the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades.

Gas prices inch up as refinery strike continues

Feb 24, 2015
With the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades, how are prices being affected?
Posted In: big oil, refineries, Shell, oil rig

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

An oil refinery secures an essential material: Water

Aug 21, 2012
Oil refineries are among the many industries that use large volumes of water. A refinery in water-parched southern California turned to waste water for its needs.
Posted In: refineries, Oil, water

The smell of prosperity or illness?

Jun 29, 2012
The residents of Roxana, Ill. debate if the oil refineries in and around their town represent jobs and money, cancer or something else.
Posted In: Oil, refineries, oil spill, cancer, Roxana, Illinois