Many gasoline stations in areas hardest hit by hurricane Sandy remain closed, forcing motorists into long lines for precious fuel. Will pipeline, terminals, and other distribution facilities reopen before gas prices spike?
Pumping, treating and delivering water makes up no less than 12.6 percent of US energy consumption, according to researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.
If anything, hurricane Sandy is depressing gas prices at a time when they're headed down anyway. So many motorists are staying home that demand for gas has fallen.
If hurricane Irene is any indication, the cost of extra labor and equipment repairs in the wake of hurricane Sandy will mean higher utility bills for some customers.
Compared to Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy’s impact on oil and gas markets will be much more localized and temporary, Rapier writes.
Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee who has used rising fuel costs as a weapon during the lead-up to the presidential election, may not be so happy to see pump prices dropping, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Hurricane Sandy caused a record storm-related power outage in New York City and has more than 7.4 million homes and businesses without power. So why aren't cities burying more power lines underground to avoid the blackouts?
Cobb offers a rebuttal to last week's reports that the US is poised to be the world's leading producer of oil. The US is instead making marginal gains in oil production and will have continued high prices, Cobb writes.
Hurricane Sandy, aka 'Frankenstorm,' should have a positive impact on gas prices, according to Consumer Energy Report. By causing decreased fuel demand, Hurricane Sandy could actually help to continue to push gas prices lower around the country.
Generators are flying off the shelves as people prepare for hurricane Sandy. Before you fire up the backup generator, there are a few safety tips to keep in mind.
Gas prices saw the biggest decline in four years last week and continue to fall this week. Hurricane Sandy could disrupt East Coast refineries for a time, but by the holidays, prices are expected to go lower still.
An international goal is to set aside 10 percent of coastal and marine waters as protected areas by 2020. Although much work remains to reach the goal, areas are being added at an accelerated pace.
Tverberg offers an alternative theory to the traditional economists' view of limited oil supply and Hubbert's peak oil theory.
The diversion of grains into fuel has exacerbated the food shortages caused by extreme weather, Finley writes. Now some countries are taking action.