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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Gavin Newsom outraged over California’s high gas prices, says oil companies are ‘price fixing’

California Governor Gavin Newsom wants his citizens to be outraged over high gas prices, threatening to sue oil companies, requesting on Monday that California Attorney General Xavier Becerra investigate possible More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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What Drives the Price of Oil? Industry Expert Alexandro Rovirosa Explains

As CEO of Roma Energy Holdings, Alexandro Rovirosa frequently manages client responses to volatile oil prices. While the law of supply and demand (low supply means high demands which in turn means higher prices More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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The Climate Change Levy (CCL) explained

The Climate Change Levy is an environmental tax most energy users in the UK pay on their consumption of fuel. Domestic customers are exempt, along with the transport industry, which is why you might be unaware the More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Natural Gas: An Alternative to Diesel for the American Trucking Industry

Reducing Emissions by Making the Switch Natural gas is an abundant resource available throughout the United States. This hydrocarbon gas mixture, is mostly composed of methane that is taken from natural rock found More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Global Warming roundup: The questions after the IPCC report

After the IPCC report, global warming critics continue to ask the same questions, attacking the science of projecting temperature and weather decades, even centuries into the future. Anthony Watts writes: “…it’s More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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What Does Your Car Say About Your Political Views?

Did you know that the car you drive may tell people what your political views are? This is not the case because you have bumper-stickers plastered all over, either. Your vehicle says a lot about you, and so does More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Five Things Likely to Get More Expensive in 2018

Today’s economy is a global economy. No longer to countries run independently from one another; markets are networked and connected like never before. A poor wheat crop in the U.S. can cause hunger and price hikes More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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5 Steps on the Path to Proper Engine Maintenance

Today’s automobile engines are marvels of technology, continually refined over more than a century. As such they have very little in common with the straight 6 in your grandfather’s ‘69 Dodge Dart and it’s More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Petroleum Fuels America

Where would the USA be without petroleum? Ever since it was discovered, petroleum has been responsible for keeping the economy chugging along, thanks to petroleum distribution companies like Petroleum Wholesale. More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Global Oil Execs Predict Steady Rise in Crude Prices during Balance of 2016

During a recent speech at the Economic Club of Washington D.C., BP chief executive Bob Dudley echoed the sentiments of other global oil leaders, predicting that the crude oil prices which have been sitting at historic More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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New Data Generates Robust Petroleum Rally

On Wednesday April 6, the Energy Information Administration released its estimate of petroleum inventories and to the surprise of most in the market, they reported a large draw of crude oil. The draw cannot be completely More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Oregon’s new gas tax: charge by the mile, punish fuel efficiency and track citizens

Oregon is rolling out the first-in-the-nation program aimed to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but rather for the miles they drive. The test is set to begin July 1 as volunteers (up to 5,000) can register More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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When Business and Government Collide: Taming Your Energy Bills and Tariffs

For those that are unaware, the Climate Change Levy is a tax that businesses pay on the conventional energy that they use. Renewable energy does not attract the tax. The government hopes that with the tax making More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Goldman Sachs: Lower oil prices to cause loss of $1 trillion, many projects ‘unprofitable’

The global oil industry will face a loss of $1 trillion as producers will be forced to cancel a number of key projects if oil prices stay below $60, says Goldman Sachs. Tuesday’s Brent crude trading at $59.9 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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President Obama cornered on Keystone Pipeline, Dem Mary Landrieu calls for vote

Democrats may still be reeling from the midterm election results and now President Obama will face immediate pressure to move ahead on the Keystone Pipeline. Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu sees the writing on the More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
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Gas prices soaring, plenty of blame to go around

Drivers are seeing a 30 cent increase in gas prices over the last week. September 2010 photo/Daniel Christensen A gas refinery explosion in Toledo a few days ago, a spike in crude oil price and a slowdown on production More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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‘Sex for gas’ ad hits Craigslist in the wake of Hurricane Sandy GRAPHIC

Housing, food, water and now gas shortages are a major concern on the East Coast in Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, some are hoping gas-thirsty residents will go to extreme lengths to get their hands on some More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Labor Day gas prices may be at an all-time high for holiday travelers

Bloomberg reported that the effects of Hurricane Isaac and a deadly refinery blast at a Venezuela refinery have helped push gasoline prices upward in recent days. “We expect the national average price of gasoline More...


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