The US government weather analysts announced Thursday they expect at least seven Atlantic hurricanes this season, with a handful of Category 3 storms being produced.
BP says its only priority is to shut down the Macondo well responsible for the Gulf oil spill. But industry experts say BP could still try to get oil from the well in the future.
A weak US dollar has sent investors to oil, pushing up crude prices over the past few months. That means higher gasoline prices this Thanksgiving.