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  • 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...
  • Gas Prices Over $4 Again
    Economic Danger...Gas Prices Over $4 Again!
    Prices of Crude Oil & Gasoline prices at the pump nationally on moving ever higher.There is a documented risk factor created that matches up to major declines in stock markets.This is most recently seen when in 2008 the price of Crude Oil...
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    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...
  • Ethanol
    Florida could end ethanol requirement this legislative session
    Since late 2010, the State of Florida has required Florida gasoline distributors to include at least 9% of the fuel mixture to be Ethanol. The mixture has been the disdain of many a landscaper, boaters and other operators of motors who have seen...
  • Snake burns down a house
    Snake burns down house after woman lights it on fire (Video)
    A snake on fire caused a house to go up in flames, but how did that snake catch fire you ask? A woman in Texas had such an extreme reaction to seeing a snake in her yard that she doused it with gasoline and lit it on fire.According to CBS News on...
  • Good new for motorists: Gas princes set to drop 20-25 cents this month
    Good news for motorists: Gas prices expected to drop 20-25 cents this month
    NBC News reported on March 5 that motorists have something to look forward to.Gas prices are expected to drop 20-25 cents by the end of March.Right now the national average gas price is $3.74 a gallon. It might be a few cents less in some areas,...