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Motorists refuel at a Mobil gas station in Pittsfield, Mass., where regular gasoline is for sale at $1.99 per gallon, Tuesday Sept. 29, 2015. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP) BERKSHIRE COURIER OUT, GREAT BARRINGTON RECORD OUT, RURAL INTELLIGENCER OUT, BERKSHIRES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Obama: Cheap gasoline prices drove oil tax decision

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The proposal faces an uphill battle in the Republican-led Congress, which has repeatedly pushed back against the president’s climate change initiatives.
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 )

Oil’s drop makes it cheaper to fill up in Houston than Abu Dhabi

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Houston drivers haven’t paid less on average than Abu Dhabi pump prices since 2008, according to data.
(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

U.S. retail sales dipped in December; low gasoline prices a key factor

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The report shows consumer tastes shifting toward restaurants and online shopping. The extra savings from falling gas costs have yet to boost spending much in other retail categories.
(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Sinking gasoline prices are lowest in seven years

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Fuel prices are continuing to sink with the price of oil, but also because of the lower demand for gasoline during the winter months when fewer people embark on road trips.
(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Oil tumbles below $34 on fears over gasoline storage build

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Oil prices settled at their lowest point of the current crude crash on Tuesday, falling to just under $34 per barrel on Wednesday
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Gasoline prices cap year of declines at $1.99

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The price this Dec. 31 will cap off a year when plummeting crude oil prices, which have now fallen nearly 30 percent for all of 2015, also dragged down gasoline prices to their lowest since the Great Recession.
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 )

How much money you saved on gas in 2015

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The Saudis are tightening their belts this year which can mean only one thing: you’re saving a bucket load on gasoline.
(Ty Wright/Bloomberg)

Houston gasoline average dips below $1.75 a gallon

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The Houston average for regular unleaded ticked down to $1.73 this week — the lowest since early 2009 — while the statewide average is just slightly higher at $1.76 a gallon.
A crude oil drill rig stands in the distance of a single family home under construction in Williston, North Dakota, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. North Dakota will hold its Republican presidential caucus on March 6. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Oil slump weighing on housing markets in Texas, North Dakota

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Home sales are down sharply this year in North Dakota and the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa. Home sales have also slowed in El Paso, and, more recently, in Houston.
(Ty Wright/Bloomberg)

Cheap oil may bring $1.6 billion gift to holiday travelers

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Regular gasoline averaged $2.01 per gallon Tuesday, and it’s below $2 at most U.S. gas stations, GasBuddy reports.