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Senate panel votes to lift 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

...North Dakota sponsored the bill and was the only Democrat to support it.Heitkamp said the bill would lower or stabilize gas prices, support jobs and increase U.S. influence abroad.Despite the largely partisan committee vote, Heitkamp said she...
Calif.'s climate fight in 11th hour

...Driver's Alliance, is running what climate law proponents call "fear-mongering" ads suggesting the bill will raise gas prices and even result in rationing, harkening back to gas lines during the oil crisis of the 1970s.So far, the Brown administration...
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AG denies LNG plant sale

...adjustments to the price that reflected any drop in Cook Inlet gas prices.The attorney general also proposed that Harvest base periodic downward adjustments on a Cook Inlet gas price index that would be part of a cost-based pricing system...
US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

...The surge in SUV sales is due in part to relatively low gas prices, which ended July at around $2.70 per gallon nationwide...of its trucks and SUVs set a new July record, but low gas prices took a toll on the electric Nissan Leaf, which saw sales...
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California gas prices spike amid downward trend

CAMARILLO, Calif. - While gas prices nationwide are on a downward trend, California is experiencing a spike that could see prices top $4 a gallon before easing again...
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Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...culvert running under a highway and into a storm drain that emptied into the ocean.The spill was not expected to affect gas prices, even though the pipeline was out of operation for now, said Tom Kloza, global head of energy at the Oil Price Information...
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Say hello to spring kings

...organization sold 856 tickets, up from 558 in 2013. (She guesses the drop had to do with the recession and with high gas prices.) The money raised from the derby goes to support CCTHITA's Alumni Scholarship Assistance Program."I always hold...
Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

...usually enjoy the lowest prices in the country could see average prices under $2.Last week, AAA forecast that low gas prices and an improved job market will inspire more than 37 million Americans to travel for Memorial Day, the highest total...
Natural gas may be considered for new UAF power plant

...cheaper up front, but the higher cost of fuel makes it a more expensive option than coal, he said.However, natural gas prices could fall if the state pursues efforts to truck or pipe natural gas to Fairbanks. The university is not an active participant...
Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers at $58 a barrel on Wednesday. Global natural gas prices have also dropped, because most of the natural gas traded...a discount for BG, however, despite the low oil and gas prices. Shares in Shell were down about 7 percent Wednesday...


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