LIVING WITH EXPENSIVE GAS
- Big Oil Trots Out Another Excuse. Zweifel, Dave // Progressive Populist;3/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p16
In this article the author discusses the burden imposed by the oil industry on its customers in the U.S. He notes that as the price of crude oil keeps on falling, the price consumers pay per gallon of gas still goes up. He mentions several of the reasons given by oil companies for high prices....
- OIL'S SLIPPERY SLOPE. Lavelle, Marianne // U.S. News & World Report;1/22/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 3, p55
The article focuses on the effect abnormally warm weather in the United States, and conservation of heating oil due to high prices, has had on the per barrel price of crude oil in 2007. The price has dropped to below $52 for the first time since 2005 due to a lack of demand, and conservation by...
- The oilman cometh, his ears ringing. Axtman, Kris // Christian Science Monitor;9/28/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 216, p1
Discusses the cost of heating oil in the United States as of September 28, 2000. Experiences of Tom Burke, a heating-oil delivery-person in the Northeastern US which is expected to experience the highest prices; Reasons for the high prices; Reactions of heating-oil customers; Outlook for the...
- What happened to the price? Crain, Keith // Automotive News;8/28/2006, Vol. 81 Issue 6218, p12
The article focuses on the drop in prices of petroleum products in the U.S. in August 2006. The news was not hyped by the media, as it generally does when the prices increase. The oil companies will raise the price two bits by the end of this week. The news would prove beneficial for automakers,...
- Tank up on fuel in off-peak periods. Vogel, John // American Agriculturist (0161-8237);Apr2011, Vol. 208 Issue 4, p9
The article reports on the possible increase in the prices of petroleum products in the U.S. according to some oil and petroleum analysts.
- There is no esoteric reason why oil prices are so high. Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;8/29/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p23
Comments on the crisis being associated with oil price increase in the U.S. Definition of the term crisis; Reason behind the price increase; Factor affecting oil production.
- Welcome 2008. Reid, Keith // National Petroleum News;Jan2008, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p4
The author reflects on the significant issues in the petroleum industry in the U.S. in 2007, and on the events that might occur in the industry in 2008. He cites the increase in crude oil prices in 2007. He states that there was a continuation of the standard regulatory activity in the industry...
- Residential no. 2 distillate fuel oil product prices for selected states. // National Petroleum News;Mid-Jul98, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p112
Presents prices for distillate petroleum products at selected locations in the United States as of July 15, 1998. Monthly averages in 1996 and 1997; Value in cents per gallon excluding taxes.
- Supplier prices of no. 2 distillate fuel oil. // National Petroleum News;Mid-Jul98, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p112
Focuses on supplier prices of distillate fuel oils in the United States as of July 15, 1998. Sales to end users and for resale; Sulfur content of the products.