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Petrol Prices At U.K. Gas Stations As Price Of Oil Continues To Fall

One place in the U.S. where gas is still expensive

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Drivers on the East Coast, hooked up by pipelines to a bounty of supply from Texas and Louisiana refineries, are paying a record 88 cents a gallon less than their western counterparts, weekly Energy Information Administration data show.
(AP file photo/Mike Derer)

AAA: Millenials are finally buying gasoline

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Americans under 35 are almost twice as likely as those above that age to report driving more because of the $1-a-gallon drop in prices at the pump over the past year.
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UT Energy Poll: Americans say gasoline prices are geting better (but they’re still too high)

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With fuel costs plummeting alongside the collapse in crude oil, more Americans feel they’re getting a fair price at the gasoline pump now than at any time since late 2011.
(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)

Americans drove more than 3 trillion miles last year

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The 33 percent slide at U.S. pumps, combined with an improving job market, touched off a national spending spree on sport utility vehicles, vacations and Christmas presents.
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U.S. consumer spending on fuel at a six-year low in January

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According to the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, Americans spent 21 percent less on gasoline, electricity and gas services in January than at the same time last year.
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Lawsuit alleges Exxon denied more claims than paid

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Two batches of bad fuel produced at Exxon Mobil in mid-March 2014 caused some Baton Rouge area drivers to experience problems with their intake and valve systems.
(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)

Agency to vote on reducing California gas tax by 7.5 cents

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The agency’s staff is recommending reducing the excise tax rate from 18 cents to 10.5 cents.
Wal-Mart shoppers leave the Pottstown, Pennsylvania store on Tuesday, February 21, 2006. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported fourth-quarter profit rose 13 percent on holiday sales of clothing, electronics and gift cards. Photographer: Bradley C Bower/Bloomberg News

Oil’s pain is Wal-mart’s gain

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Analysts at Goldman Sachs note that the longer gas prices stay low, the more consumers like to spend.
(Photographer: Ty Wright/Bloomberg)

U.S. drivers start 2015 with cheapest gas in six years

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Gasoline at the pump is at the lowest since April 2009, when prices were $2.0549 a gallon.
(Brittany Sowacke/Bloomberg)

Oil falls once again, looks to end 2014 at new lows

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Behind the early fall was news that inventories at the oil trading hub of Cushing, Oklahoma rose by nearly 2 million barrels, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration data for the week ending Dec. 26.