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Oil industry poll: Motorists wary of filling up with E15

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The oil industry’s campaign against an eight-year-old renewable fuel mandate is paying off, according to a new poll that shows American motorists are concerned corn-based biofuels could hurt their cars.
A gas station attendant pumps gas, in Portland, Ore.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Gas prices fall as weather, output calm markets

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Gasoline prices have fallen steadily throughout September, and drivers should look forward to even cheaper fill-ups in the weeks ahead.
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Pump prices are falling

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Gasoline prices are at their lowest level since early July and are expected to fall further, according to an analysis from GasBuddy.com.
Megan Sakkal fills her vehicle with gasoline at the  Shell Station in the 300 block of South Shepherd Drive Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Houston.
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Survey: US gas prices drop 6 cents a gallon

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The average price of regular gasoline in the U.S. has dropped 6 cents a gallon during the past two weeks.
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Megan Sakkal fills her vehicle with gasoline at the  Shell Station in the 300 block of South Shepherd Drive Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Houston.
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U.S. fuel use slid in August as oil output rose, API says

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U.S. fuel consumption slipped in August as crude-oil production surged to the highest level for the month in 25 years, the American Petroleum Institute said.
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Megan Sakkal fills her vehicle with gasoline at the  Shell Station in the 300 block of South Shepherd Drive Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Houston.
( James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle )

What happens when the US isn’t the biggest gas guzzler?

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Americans burn through 1.2 gallons of gasoline per person each day. There’s no other country that comes close. Even Canadians, themselves gas hogs, use almost a third less.
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US gasoline prices reach milestone

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Gasoline below $3 per gallon has gone the way of the 8-track tape and drive-in movie for most Americans, AAA says.
Valero Port Arthur refinery

Valero’s stock drops on project delays

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Valero, the nation’s largest independent refiner, said its plan to expand hydrocrackers at its Port Arthur refinery and St. Charles plant in Louisiana would be delayed until 2018 instead of 2015.
Valero Port Arthur refinery

US gasoline, diesel exports nearing record again

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U.S. exports of gasoline, diesel and other petroleum products has hit its highest ever level for the third quarter of the year and is on pace to set an overall record, according to federal data.
A gas station attendant pumps gas, in Portland, Ore.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

US gasoline rises to $3.58 a gallon in Lundberg Survey

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The average price for regular gasoline at U.S. pumps rose 2.61 cents in the past two weeks to $3.5847 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc.
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