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Oil price rises as U.S. stocks stabilize

Benchmark U.S. crude for March delivery was up 76 cents to close at $97.19 a barrel.
Gasoline prices continue to fall and appear to be headed even lower as motorists prepare to hit the roads for Thanksgiving. ( Johnny Hanson / Houston Chronicle )

Lawmakers stress urgency as feds finish new sulfur rules for gasoline

As the Obama administration prepares to mandate new limits on sulfur pollution from gasoline, congressional Democrats made a last-minute appeal for quick action.
Trucker Glenn Ingram of Elk Grove, Calif., collects his chains during a winter storm, Thursday in the Donner Summit/Boreal region in Nevada. . (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal,  Tim Dunn)

Pump prices fell in January as drivers stayed home

Benchmark crude oil for March delivery fell 74 cents to close at $97.49 a barrel.
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Oil above $98 as economy shows strength

Natural gas prices fell sharply on forecasts for milder temperatures.
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Falling gasoline prices hurt Big Oil’s plea for US crude exports

The world crude market is having waning influence on U.S. gasoline, which instead is beginning to track lower-priced domestic oil.
Cars wait in the snow at a Congress Street intersection in Boston, Mass.  (Scott Eisen/Bloomberg)

Bullish gasoline bets slump as cold blast chills demand

Hedge funds reduced bullish bets on gasoline by the most since June as stockpiles surged to an 11-month high before a cold blast that probably will curb demand in the U.S. Midwest and Northeast.
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Some Key Takeaways from BP’s Latest Outlook to 2035

Here are the key observations and takeaways from BP’s recently released 20-year forecast on global energy.
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Oil price holds near $94

The price of oil finished the week 2 percent higher.
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Climate change warning stickers on gasoline pumps?

A group of Bay Area environmentalists wants to slap warning stickers on gasoline pumps, telling drivers that the fuel they’re buying is cooking the planet. The stickers would constantly remind consumers of the link between driving and climate change.
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Oil falls to 8-month low; natural gas drops 5 percent

Traders worried about bulging supplies of crude oil and falling demand for gasoline.