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  • Gas Mileage
    The Best Gas Crunch Story I Know
    WIth today's tumbling gas prices - however temporary - I was reminded of a story from the first gas crisis of the early 1970s. Over lunch at work, a friend and I had just had a laugh about a school-boy prank we had just pulled on a co-worker -...
  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is greeted by Prince Al-Waleed bin
    Saudi Prince Alwaleed says oil will never go above $100 a barrel again
    It's the first time in a long time consumers are being pleasantly surprised due to the lower cost of gasoline. The lower prices of gasoline may be with us indefinitely. MarketWatch reports on Jan. 12, 2015 Saudi Prince Alwaleed says we will...
  • Filling up the car with gasoline
    Tumbling gasoline prices could save Americans hundreds of dollars in 2015
    It appeared as if high gasoline prices were with us to stay. However, recently gasoline prices began to tumble and the average American started saving money at the pump. The Motley Fool reported on Jan. 11, 2015 if current oil prices continue the...
  • Oil, oil, everywhere but not a price drop in sight.
    Oil, oil, everywhere but not a price drop in sight.
    Taking a look back through our vast collection of record books, historic tomes and copious notes, we come across the fact that on the night of November 30th, 1947, residents of Calgary, Alberta, went to sleep secure in the knowledge that the next...
  • Gasoline prices in Houston
    Houston gas prices higher, drivers gird loins for annual Spring Break spike
    After a month of declining gasoline prices, mid-February found Houston drivers digging more deeply in their pockets once again as the average pump price spiked by almost a dime. The rise slowed, but still continues. As of February 26, the average...
  • BMW Speedometer
    Facts and Data - What MPG Can Tell You
    Consumers report that one of the most confusing and annoying things about purchasing cars are the often overly optimistic Miles Per Gallon(MPG) figures quoted on the window sticker. These numbers were originally calculated by the EPA to determine...
  • muslim brotherhood, puppy bombs, gasoline, terrorism, egypt
    Puppy bombs: The latest weapon in the Muslim Brotherhood arsenal
    In what reads initially as a particularly bad piece of satire, two puppies were recently rescued in Egypt from members of the Muslim Brotherhood who intended to use them as "puppy bombs" to protest against the ouster of former president...
  • man sets himself on fire
    D.C. man on fire: Capital mania continues after woman dies ramming White House
    A man poured a can of gasoline on his head and set himself on fire in Washington D.C. Friday, just hours after a mentally unstable woman died in a shootout with D.C. police. The woman, Miriam Carey, rammed the White House gates before leading...
  • Chevron_Bakersfield_HQ
    Chevron pays $425,000 to settle air pollution violations with ARB
    The California Air Resources Board (ARB) announced today that Chevron U.S.A. Inc. has paid $422,500 in penalties for supplying gasoline and diesel fuel in violation of California air pollution control regulations. The agreement was part of three...
  • Racing to preserve precious petroleum
    Racing to Preserve Precious Petroleum !
    Would I repeat that? —— Absolutely! Bear with me.More than a decade ago, Honda and Toyota added an electric motor to the gasoline engine in order to save petroleum fuel, and others followed.The usual expression is “Less is More...
  • CNG pump
    Why not go Natural (gas)?
    Natural gas could be the answer to reducing carbon emissions, reducing the cost of heating and driving, and energy independence. According to multiple sources, the US has enough natural gas to last us over 100 years based on today's usage....
  • Burning food for fuel: Ethanol subsidies are backfiring
    Burning food for fuel: Ethanol subsidies are backfiring
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering upping the ethanol requirement in gasoline this summer— a move that threatens to ignite a new fuel war.“The dialogue should be to repeal the renewable targets...
  • Gas pump
    High gasoline prices mean fewer travelers this Memorial Day weekend
    Filling up the gas tank is going to cost families extra this Memorial Day season, according to reports published by USA Today and AAA on May 24, 2013.Gasoline prices are up across the country but are especially high in California and the Midwest....
  • Kate Gosselin
    Kate Gosselin reveals she hates the smell of gas
    Kate Gosselin may not have put gas on her car as often when she was married because Jon could have handled it for her as she took care of the home. However, after getting a divorce, it sounds like she is doing a majority of the household chores,...
  • Gas prices continue to fall in Houston, even if it is Spring
    Houston drivers wondering what happened to the Spring gas-price spike
    When pump prices started climbing at the end of January, Houston-area drivers sighed and girded their loins in preparation for a long, expensive spring and summer. Regular self-serve that was around $3.15 per gallon climbed to almost $3.65 in the...
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