Larry Mitchell uses the new Natural Gas filling station at a Texaco Station at 24985 Katy Freeway,in Katy, Texas Tuesday July 7, 2015. The Katy based CNG 4 America is a  supplier of Natural Gas. (Billy Smith II / Houston Chronicle)

Katy-based CNG company adds another Houston fueling station

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In just a few years of rapid growth, the Houston area now counts more than a dozen CNG stations from Rosenberg up to Conroe, including one by Apache Corp. in the Galleria area.
In this Dec. 17, 2014 photo, workers tend to oil pump jacks behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. Natural gas, the nation's most prevalent heating fuel, is getting cheaper just as winter is arriving because of mild temperatures and plentiful supplies. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

U.S. oil output still barreling toward 45-year record

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U.S. oil production edged down in May and will likely continue swooning until early next year as plunging crude prices continue to pummel domestic producers, according to a new federal report.
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Cheapest gasoline in 5 years spurs uptick in summer travel

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Cheap gasoline prices are causing more drivers to take to the highways, with an estimated 41.9 million people expected to travel more than 50 miles this Independence Day, the highest total since 2007, according to AAA.
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Erik Jones (54) drives past Regan Smith (7) during the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway, Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Joliet, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

For godfather of ethanol, a bet on Nascar with high stakes

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While the sponsorship has raised the profile of ethanol among race fans, it’s done little to quiet a decade-old debate about whether ethanol is a renewable-fuels godsend or a government-subsidized mistake.
Motorists drive past a gas station selling regular unleaded gasoline for less than $3.00 a gallon Nov. 26 in Independence, Mo. The nationwide average price for a gallon of gas was up to $3.25, according to AAA Monday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Americans to celebrate Independence Day with road trips

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Americans have driven a record 987.8 billion miles in the first four months of 2015, and they’ll be filling up on the cheapest July 4 gasoline in five years.
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Gasoline prices across Texas up a nickel this week

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AAA market experts believe gas prices are nearing a seasonal high. Officials cite the completion of seasonal refinery maintenance and abundant crude oil supplies.
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Rising gasoline supply is weighing down crude

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Crude oil futures swung between a gain and a loss Wednesday to settle at about even, after weekly inventory data showed a small build in gasoline inventories.
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gas-guzzling U.S. drivers shock even analysts as refiners profit

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The thirst for fuel in the U.S. and abroad has been greater than analysts, including the EIA and Energy Aspects Ltd., estimated.
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Oil storage tank manufacturer closing Conroe plant

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The Conroe-based petroleum and fuel storage tank manufacturer said it will permanently shut the Conroe plant down close to Sept. 1, according to a WARN Act letter filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.
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Gasoline prices have reached their 2015 peak

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Pump prices have reached their highest point and should continue to fall for the rest of the summer as refineries run hard to process a glut of cheap oil, providing U.S. drivers the cheapest gasoline in six years.