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Oil prices dipped right after the Obama administration announced it would tap reserves, but the price has rebounded. Gas prices, meanwhile, fell 7 cents a gallon in the past week, averaging about $3.54 a gallon.
06/30/2011 02:58 pm
In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.
03/21/2011 06:16 pm
Gas prices have been only modestly affected by fighting in Libya, but a 'fear factor' is driving up oil futures, which in turn drive gas prices.
03/07/2011 07:49 pm
The sharp decline in drilling – a 46 percent drop compared with last year – could push up future energy prices.
07/13/2009 01:00 am
Gasoline and some heating costs are expected to be relatively low in 2009.
12/26/2008 12:00 am