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NEW YORK — Retail gasoline prices increased today as crews continued to work on a broken Midwest pipeline that transports a quarter of the oil imported from Canada to the U.S. Retail gas prices added a penny overnight to a national average of $2.709 per gallon, according to AAA, Wright Express and O ...

NEW YORK  — Natural gas prices today slumped to a record low for the year after the government reported a rise in U.S. supplies. The contract for September delivery gave up 5.4 cents to settle at $3.817 per 1,000 cubic feet on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Earlier in the day, it hit a 2010 ...

Gasoline prices are now a penny below where they were a week ago and could head lower after a retreat in oil prices over the past few days. The national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was $2.770 on Friday, compared with $2.776 on Thursday and $2.779 a week ago, according to AAA, Wright Ex ...

Gasoline prices are now a penny below where they were a week ago and could head lower after a retreat in oil prices over the past few days. The national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was $2.770 today, compared with $2.776 on Thursday and $2.779 a week ago, according to AAA, Wright Expres ...

Marathon Oil Corp. said Tuesday its second-quarter earnings jumped 72 percent on higher oil and gas prices and better refining margins. The results beat Wall Street estimates and follow similar gains by oil giants such as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. The Houston-based oil company reported net ...

NEW YORK — The major oil companies continue to climb back from the recession, with higher fuel prices driving up earnings. After setting record profits in 2008, the oil industry tanked last year as the global economic downturn induced a dramatic drop in oil and natural gas prices. On Thursday, Exxon ...

NEW YORK — Offshore drilling services company Noble Corp. is bulking up its operations while signaling that business as usual won't return to the Gulf of Mexico for some time. The Swiss-based company said today it will buy privately held Frontier Drilling for $2.16 billion in cash and also struck $4 ...

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