Category: Gasoline

Average pump price passes $3.50 for first time in 6 months

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline passed $3.50 for the first time since Sept. 18, jumping 23 cents over the last 34 days, according to AAA.  More »

Oil drops to below $98 on China economy

China’s drop in exports in February fueled worries of a further slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.  More »

Oil rises on solid gain in U.S. hiring

But crude ended the week with a loss of 1 cent.  More »

Oil up slightly; natural gas jumps

Natural gas gained 14 cents to $4.66 per 1,000 cubic feet.  More »

Oil down as Ukraine fears ease, U.S. supplies rise

U.S. crude for April delivery dropped $1.88 to close at $101.45 a barrel.  More »

Oil drops as Putin comments cool Ukraine tension

U.S. crude for April delivery fell $1.59 to $103.33 a barrel.  More »

Energy CEO: Climate change is real, driven by humans

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Maxkenzie, who leads the world’s largest mining company, said that climate change is real and driven by human activity during remarks Tuesday at the annual CERAWeek conference in Houston.  More »

Poll: Should the US lift its ban on oil exports?

Just a few years ago, the answer would have been obvious. But is now the time to reconsider the 40-year-old U.S. oil export policy?  More »

Oil prices spike on Russia sanctions fears

U.S. crude for April delivery gained $2.33 to close at $104.92 a barrel.  More »

Feds slash sulfur limit in gasoline

The Obama administration imposed new limits on the amount of sulfur in gasoline on Monday, overruling the objections of refiners and oil companies who said the new ceiling would be too low and drop too fast.  More »

Missouri rule on track to hike ethanol blend in gasoline

A proposed rule allowing the sale of gasoline with a 15 percent ethanol blend has been on hold since last October when it was temporarily blocked by a Missouri legislative committee.  More »

Oil and natural gas down slightly; pump prices up

Energy markets were relatively tame Wednesday, with both oil and natural gas showing small declines. Benchmark U.S. crude for April delivery slipped 19 cents to close at $102.40 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Natural gas futures fell 3 cents to $4.51 per 1,000 cubic feet as weather forecasts indicate households won’t have […]  More »