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OPEC: fat and myopic

...increases for now, all but guaranteeing that heating oil supplies will remain tight and prices will stay high. The decision...won't. OPEC ministers say they fear that raising oil supplies could produce a glut in the first half of next year...
Gore's loose lips

...hyperbole? Al Gore is quickly finding out. The vice president's looseness on details, whether talking drug prices, oil supplies or lullabies, threatens to make him his own worst enemy. The Bush campaign seized the opportunity to feed its central...
Heating oil prices on the rise

...2.57 per gallon to $2.91 per gallon in Alaska and on the West Coast, the source of most of Juneau's refined oil supplies. That's less than the 22 percent jump in prices predicted for the whole country, a number that reflects prices in...
U.S. should lead patterns, ocean temperatures, hurricanes, floods, storms and more. It also will affect national economies, oil supplies and world health. By any standard the United States should play a leading role at the conference a follow-up to the...
The Russians are coming! Or are they?

...Middle East oil is more important to European nations than to the United States, so we are fighting to protect European oil supplies, if this is "all about oil" - and getting little thanks for it. A Google search reveals that Canada provides more...
Gushing about oil

...He proposed the release of relatively small amounts of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to increase heating oil supplies in advance of what could otherwise be a hard winter and to temporarily ease energy prices in general. It's a bad...
Alaska Editorial: Don't let oil prices reduce fiscal caution $37 range for the past three weeks. Prices have floated in the clouds for so long in part because the world's oil supplies are tight and because two major oil-producing nations - Venezuela and Iraq - are in turmoil. The lofty price and...
Bully or protector?

...our national security. We don't have the right to change regimes. Saddam presents a threat to Israel and to our oil supplies, but neither justifies us stepping in and precipitating the very type situation we are worried about. Because we fear...
Alaska wins federal judge's approval to defend oil company merger in court, behind ExxonMobil. The FTC and the three states say the new company would gain virtual control of Alaska crude oil supplies to West Coast refineries, with the power to force price increases at the gas pump. The companies say oil prices are...
Clinton OKs tapping oil reserves

...reiterated his call Friday for use of the oil reserve a government stockpile of 571 million barrels of crude to ease tight oil supplies and reduce prices. Gore urged use of 5 million barrels of the reserve's oil initially, followed by several other...


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