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  • Average Gas Prices Drop Below $2.00 per Gallon in Two States

    01/05/2015 6:31:56 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 41 replies
    (WASHINGTON, December 29, 2014) Average gas prices in two states – Missouri ($1.93) and Oklahoma ($1.98) – have dropped below $2.00 per gallon for the first time since 2009. The national average has fallen 95 days in a row for a total of $1.06, and prices have plummeted $1.38 (nearly 40 percent) since the start of June. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.29 per gallon, and motorists are saving 11 cents per gallon compared to one week ago, 49 cents compared to one month ago and $1.02 per gallon compared to this same date last year....
  • Pump price plunge hits 99 straight days

    01/02/2015 10:59:50 AM PST · by DaveMSmith · 38 replies
    The average price for a gallon of gas has dropped for 99 days in a row, with six states – Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma and Missouri – having average prices under $2 for the first time since 2009, according to price surveys Friday. Prices have plummeted about 40 percent since the start of June. Put another way, the Auto Club estimates that Americans are saving $500 million -- per day, each day – compared to the high prices paid last spring, allowing that money to be spent with businesses other than oil companies or just kept in the savings...
  • Expert: $1.75 Gas Soon

    12/29/2014 12:16:32 PM PST · by central_va · 70 replies
    wrva ^ | 12/29/14 | Andy Doernen
    <p>Richmond, Va. ( A local oil industry analyst says look for $1.75 gas soon. John Zehler says retailers are giving up more and more of their record profit margins, which he says are around 40 cents, as the competition heats up.</p>
  • The True Reason Gas Prices are Falling (Hint: It’s Not Because of Green Energy)

    10/27/2014 9:08:21 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 20 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 26, 2014 | Stephen Moore
    American workers and motorists got some badly-needed relief this week when the price of oil plunged to its lowest level in years. The oil price has fallen by about 25 percent since its peak back in June of $105 a barrel. This is translating to lower prices at the pump with many states now below $3 a gallon. At present levels, these lower oil and gas prices are the equivalent of a $200 billion cost saving to American consumers and businesses. That’s $200 billion a year we don’t have to send to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and other foreign nations. Now...
  • Insufficient pipelines hiked natural gas price in Northeast

    03/19/2014 7:18:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    WTVA ^ | 03/19/2014
    New England's electric grid operator says a lack of pipelines is driving the price up for natural gas, and hiked wholesale electricity prices in the region by 55 percent last year. ISO-New England said Tuesday that the average price of wholesale electric energy rose to $56.06 per megawatt hour, up from a historic low of $36.09 in 2012. Natural gas is the predominant fuel used to generate the region's electricity, amounting to about 46 percent of generation in 2013. Wholesale power prices tend to track the price of natural gas.
  • Americans are driving less, and here's why

    07/27/2013 3:42:24 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 88 replies
    It may not seem like there are fewer traffic jams, and the gas station probably looks busier than ever every time you stop to fill up. But a new study shows that Americans are in fact driving less. We're seeing a steady shift in how people get around, with more people leaving their keys at home and finding other ways to get around. "This is an important change," said Michael Sivak, who conducted the study at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. "This is the first time we've ever seen a drop like this." According to the study, driving...
  • Nearly 1,000 gallons stolen from Calif gas station

    10/07/2012 2:33:34 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 48 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 7, 2012 | AP cameras caught them returning the next night and taking another 300 gallons of gas, some of it going to a tank in the truck's bed. He said they came back again during store hours and siphoned 300 more gallons, but a cashier recognized the suspicious vehicle and took down its license plate. Sandhu estimates the stolen gas was worth $4500. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.61 a gallon Saturday.

    10/06/2012 6:31:48 AM PDT · by Snuph · 9 replies
    big government ^ | 5 Oct 2012 | AWR HAWKINS
    While Obama boasts an unemployment finally pushed under 8% by the labor force shrinking small enough, the prices his energy policies have spawned continue to climb. On October 4th, per-gallon prices in some areas were well over $4 a gallon. And on October 5, they actually crossed the five dollar line. Moreover, pump and fill-station shutdowns due to fuel shortages continue in California.
  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters discussing drilling for new oil reserves

    03/29/2012 7:34:21 AM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 12 replies
    youtube ^ | April 15, 2010 | Key Wiki
    May 2008... Congressional Hearing... WOW, very short clip (55 seconds) but you have to hear this! Congresswoman makes a huge slip!!This clip is showing Congresswoman Maxine Waters discussing drilling for new oil reserves.She explains, in a slip of the tongue, what this whole thing is all about.Whoops! She let it all slip out!...NOW... What can you say? (notice the reaction of the people around her). This clip is about as blatant as a Liberal can get... What she said was The Truth, accidentally, and notice that when she realized what she revealed to the public and the news media,it stopped...
  • Newt Gingrich Campaign Rally in Everett, Washington

    02/25/2012 8:57:05 PM PST · by Marguerite · 45 replies
    ElectAd ^ | February 25, 2012 | Newt Gingrich
    – February 24 2012 Newt Gingrich holds a campaign rally at the Historic Everett Theater in Everett, Washington.
  • Newt Gingrich Slams President Obama’s “Excuses” On Energy

    02/23/2012 4:47:41 PM PST · by Marguerite · 51 replies ^ | February 23, 2012 | Newt Gingrich
    Kennewick, WA – Newt Gingrich issued the following response to President Obama’s speech on energy at the University of Miami. “Instead of offering a real plan to lower the cost of gasoline, President Obama offered excuses and fantasies.” “Blaming instability in the Middle East for high gas prices is not leadership. Neither is promising magic future technologies that won’t satisfy today’s energy needs. The fact is that President Obama could today, with a stroke of his pen, begin the process of bringing online 2.4 million new barrels of oil per day to US supplies – more than is transported through...
  • Aren't High Gas Prices What Democrats Want?

    02/22/2012 2:12:21 AM PST · by Marguerite · 63 replies · 3+ views
    Realclearpolitics ^ | February 22, 2012 | David Harsanyi
    Gas prices are spiking. That's great news, right? We have to wean ourselves off the stuff. At least that's what we've been hearing for years. Oil is dirty. We import it from nations that hate our guts (like Canada!). And moreover, we're running out. Oil is "finite." Finite much in the way water is finite. So why aren't Democrats making the case that the spike in prices is a good thing? Isn't this basically our energy policy these days? If Democrats had their way, after all, we would be enjoying the economic results of cap-and-trade policy these days -- a...
  • I just Got Back From The Grocery Store($4 For A Gallon of Milk)

    05/15/2011 5:13:18 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 308 replies
    The meats were like a bad joke gone bad. $7-10 for a small package of chicken breasts. I got enough food for a week and it was $107. The cashier lady told me some woman (when she noticed) milk at $4 a gallon asked if there was s milk shortage. Are people this stupid? I am truly afraid for this country in so many ways and as the cashier lady said she told the ditz lady it will get far worse before it gets better. And the cashier was in her 20's and she figured this out- so there is...
  • Oil tax breaks needed, Congress members say

    04/27/2011 8:29:45 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 16 replies ^ | 27 Apr 2011 | Jim Myers
    WASHINGTON - Members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation on Tuesday flatly rejected separate suggestions from an unlikely duo - President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner - to kill or at least review tax breaks for oil companies. Democratic U.S. Rep. Dan Boren said Obama just needs to be quiet. "Americans are tired of empty rhetoric on both sides and want a real plan,'' Boren said. "If the president doesn't want to stand up and be a leader, then his silence would be appreciated from people who are trying to find solutions.'' Boren described Obama as completely uninformed about the...
  • April 25, 2008-Obama Promises to LOWER Gas Prices, If Elected! (Price On Sign $3.55 P/Gal)

    04/25/2011 6:07:33 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 45 replies · 1+ views
    YouTube ^ | 4-25-11 | TCRLAF
    Let us take a trip in to the way-back machine, through the fires of the Mainstream Media Memory Hole. On this very date in 2008, when gas prices were 10% LOWER than they are today, Obama visited Indianapolis, and gave a speech PROMISING to lower gas prices, if Elected, and blaming Bush and Cheney for Americans paying $3.55 a gallon, the price on the sign behind him, for it. Gas prices are running 10% HIGHER now, than they were in 2008. WHICH OBAMA LIE ARE WE TO BELIEVE? The one in which he said “Under my plan energy prices must...
  • Bush Gas Price 4/22/08 $3.58-Obama Gas Price 4/22/11 $3.85-Where's That Faked Media Outrage Now?

    04/22/2011 8:05:33 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 18 replies · 2+ views
    TCRLAF | 4-22-11 | TCRLAF
    Remember the ENDLESS parade of media stories blaming Bush, Cheney, and the Republican Party for high gas prices in 2008? The average gas price posted every single night, right before the war casualty totals on the Alphabet Network Evening News shows? Where are they now? Where is that crescendo of faked liberal outrage we were treated to? The fires of the Orwellian Memory Hole are working overtime... As this chart from shows, gas prices are trending about 10% HIGHER going in to Summer 2011, than they did in Summer 2008. So, using the logic displayed by the Democrats, the...
  • Editorial: Obama's Do-Nothing Oil Policy Hurts

    04/07/2011 6:01:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 7, 2011 | Staff
    Leadership: Making jokes about remembering what it was like to pump gas or speaking at a foreign-owned wind turbine plant does not ease the pain at the pump that has been orchestrated by the White House. President Obama found time on the eve of a possible government shutdown to dine with the Rev. Al Sharpton, address his National Action Network Annual Gala and make quips about an energy crisis America finds increasingly unfunny. "I don't pump gas now, but I remember what it was like pumping gas. ... I remember the end of the month (paying bills) .. . I...
  • San Antonio refinery on fire following explosion

    05/05/2010 10:30:55 AM PDT · by Eyes Unclouded · 111 replies · 5,148+ views
    An oil refinery just southeast of downtown San Antonio is on fire. The fire started at the AGE Refinery on South Presa, following an explosion. Large black plumes of smoke can be seen spilling into the skies above San Antonio. The plant is located near Mission San Juan on Military Dr. and Presa. AGE Refining, Inc., is based out of San Antonio. They refine several specialized petroleum products, including jet fuel and diesel. The company was founded in 1991. There is at least one burn victim, according to initial reports. Our sister station, KENS 5, has a crew on the...
  • Emergency crews fight ConocoPhillips refinery fire (MT)

    12/24/2009 4:47:36 PM PST · by This_far · 1 replies · 369+ views
    Billings Gazette ^ | December 24, 2009 | Gazette Staff
    UPDATE: 5:10 p.m. Billings fire crews are starting to return from a large blaze in a fuel storage tank at the ConocoPhillips refinery, 401 S. 23rd St. Tiffany Wilson, a local spokesperson for ConocoPhillips, said the tank fire started at about 3:20 p.m. She said the cause of the fire was not immediately known, but that more details would be released after 5:30 p.m. “Trained emergency response teams have responded and are working to contain the fire. Billings mutual aid has been contacted. The mutual aid consists of Billings Fire Department and fire crews from other local refineries. Right now,...
  • How We Solved the Gas Price Problem

    01/23/2009 10:45:53 AM PST · by arthurus · 23 replies · 168+ views
    Seeking Alpha ^ | January 22, 2009 | Anton Wahlman
    Among the most recent things to be completely forgotten are the high gas prices, peaking in July 2008 with nationwide averages over $4 per gallon ...What was the government program that fixed this economic problem? The answer is...