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What's behind the spike in pump prices where you are?After prices spiked much higher than average in several parts of the country, a lot of drivers are wondering why they're suddenly shelling out more to fill up.

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:47:15 GMT

(image) After prices spiked much higher than average in several parts of the country, a lot of drivers are wondering why they're suddenly shelling out more to fill up.


After prices spiked much higher than average in several parts of the country, a lot of drivers are wondering why they're suddenly shelling out more to fill up.



Part 1: Energy boom dawning in AmericaIn a turnaround that industry insiders describe as nothing short of amazing, advances in drilling technology have drastically altered America's energy picture, setting the stage for a boom that many believe could supercharge the entire economy.

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:23:27 GMT

(image) In a turnaround that industry insiders describe as nothing short of amazing, advances in drilling technology have drastically altered America's energy picture, setting the stage for a boom that many believe could supercharge the entire economy.


In a turnaround that industry insiders describe as nothing short of amazing, advances in drilling technology have drastically altered America's energy picture, setting the stage for a boom that many believe could supercharge the entire economy.



Part 2: Boom begins to ripple through US economyThe boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:52:16 GMT

(image) The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.


The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.



Part 3: Energy boom could shake global orderPower Shift: A dramatic change is occurring in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world – one that could lead to far-reaching changes in geopolitics.

Sun, 31 Mar 2013 16:25:39 GMT

(image) Power Shift: A dramatic change is occurring in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world – one that could lead to far-reaching changes in geopolitics.


Power Shift: A dramatic change is occurring in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world – one that could lead to far-reaching changes in geopolitics.



Part 4: Disputes on  fracking impact obscure its futureMany facts about fracking's impact on the environment remain hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have proven, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:33:31 GMT

(image) Many facts about fracking's impact on the environment remain hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have proven, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.


Many facts about fracking's impact on the environment remain hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have proven, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.



Video: Oil may again alter Mideast's course

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 20:32:24 GMT

(image) As energy production in North America climbs, NBC News' Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel explores what it will mean to oil-producing countries in the Middle East. (NBCNews.com)



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Interactive map: Where US energy is producedSee which states produce different types of energy, and where "fracking" is taking place.

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:39:23 GMT

(image) See which states produce different types of energy, and where "fracking" is taking place.


See which states produce different types of energy, and where "fracking" is taking place.



Video: Residents welcome energy boom, while it lasts

Sat, 16 Mar 2013 02:12:20 GMT

(image) New technology is creating a boom in energy extraction in the Permian Basin. For most residents, it's a welcome boost to the economy. (NBCNews.com)



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Video: Boom town companies compete for employees

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:00:05 GMT

(image) Restaurant lines are long and big ticket items are flying off the shelf in Midland-Odessa where energy is booming and employees are scarce (NBCNews.com)



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Slideshow: Drilling down and out in Texas

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:08:23 GMT

(image) Watch a drilling crew at work near the small town of Garden City as they drill an oil well that eventually will extend more than a mile deep and a mile sideways in the Permian Basin.


Watch a drilling crew at work near the small town of Garden City as they drill an oil well that eventually will extend more than a mile deep and a mile sideways in the Permian Basin.



Oil firms, environmentalists OK new fracking rulesIn an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast.

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:42:22 GMT

(image) In an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast.


In an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast.



Drivers could see lower gas prices this summer

Wed, 3 Apr 2013 22:26:35 GMT

Drivers can expect "significantly lower" gasoline prices this summer, but only if gas futures drop below the key level of $2.90 a gallon, professional trader Jim Iuorio told CNBC on Wednesday.



For oil markets, China isn't what it used to be

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:57:55 GMT

Analysts argue that China has less pull on market prices than it did even a few short years ago.



Propane: It's not just for barbecues anymore

Thu, 7 Mar 2013 16:32:25 GMT

Home satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp has signed a deal to run 200 of its trucks on propane, in the latest indication that the niche fuel could soon rival natural gas as the United States' cheap transport alternative.



Drivers may soon find relief at the gas pumpIt may not be fast enough for some consumers, but the drop in pump prices is accelerating. Retail gasoline prices are down a penny overnight to $3.74 a gallon for the national average on Tuesday, which is down 3 cents from a year ago.

Tue, 5 Mar 2013 16:25:27 GMT

(image) It may not be fast enough for some consumers, but the drop in pump prices is accelerating. Retail gasoline prices are down a penny overnight to $3.74 a gallon for the national average on Tuesday, which is down 3 cents from a year ago.


It may not be fast enough for some consumers, but the drop in pump prices is accelerating. Retail gasoline prices are down a penny overnight to $3.74 a gallon for the national average on Tuesday, which is down 3 cents from a year ago.



US oil and gas boom takes many by surprise

Tue, 5 Mar 2013 01:15:19 GMT

U.S. oil production is at its highest level in 20 years, while at the same time U.S. oil demand is at a 17-year low.



Gas price spikes don't leave lasting damageHere's why the worries about the recent run-up in gasoline prices – including those of Fed  chairman Bernanke – may be overblown.

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:27:27 GMT

(image) Here's why the worries about the recent run-up in gasoline prices – including those of Fed  chairman Bernanke – may be overblown.


Here's why the worries about the recent run-up in gasoline prices – including those of Fed  chairman Bernanke – may be overblown.



Next oil boom could be beneath Calif. farmland

Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:58:51 GMT

Thousands of feet below some of the nation's most fertile farmland could be 15.4 billion barrels of crude oil.



Report: US on fast-track to energy independenceU.S. oil and gas production is evolving so rapidly — and demand is dropping so quickly — that in just five years the U.S. could no longer need to buy oil from any source but Canada, according to a new report.

Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:12:52 GMT

(image) U.S. oil and gas production is evolving so rapidly — and demand is dropping so quickly — that in just five years the U.S. could no longer need to buy oil from any source but Canada, according to a new report.


U.S. oil and gas production is evolving so rapidly — and demand is dropping so quickly — that in just five years the U.S. could no longer need to buy oil from any source but Canada, according to a new report.



Gas shortages as snowstorm gives Sandy flashbacksBatten down the hatches, it’s time for a stormy re-run. Not of wind and heavy precipitation and threats of flooding, but of long lines at gas stations.

Fri, 8 Feb 2013 18:57:52 GMT

(image) Batten down the hatches, it’s time for a stormy re-run. Not of wind and heavy precipitation and threats of flooding, but of long lines at gas stations.


Batten down the hatches, it’s time for a stormy re-run. Not of wind and heavy precipitation and threats of flooding, but of long lines at gas stations.



Rising gas prices hitting Americans in the walletWith pump prices at their highest level on record for this time of year, the stage is set for a even greater climb in gasoline prices and expenditures than in 2012.

Mon, 4 Feb 2013 16:59:32 GMT

(image) With pump prices at their highest level on record for this time of year, the stage is set for a even greater climb in gasoline prices and expenditures than in 2012.


With pump prices at their highest level on record for this time of year, the stage is set for a even greater climb in gasoline prices and expenditures than in 2012.



Gasoline at highest price ever for this time of yearU.S. drivers are now paying more to fill up their gas tanks than they ever have at this time of year.

Fri, 1 Feb 2013 16:34:56 GMT

(image) U.S. drivers are now paying more to fill up their gas tanks than they ever have at this time of year.


U.S. drivers are now paying more to fill up their gas tanks than they ever have at this time of year.



Gas prices rise 6 cents; first time since October

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:19:37 GMT

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States rose in the last three weeks for the first time since early October, as U.S. refineries passed on the cost of higher crude oil prices, according to a widely followed survey released on Sunday.



Gas prices drop below $4 a gallon

Mon, 17 Dec 2012 23:55:04 GMT

Gas prices have slid to the lowest prices of the year. The national average retail gasoline price on Monday is the cheapest it has been during 2012 — just shy of $3.25 a gallon, according to AAA and Oil Price Information Service.



5 states with the cheapest gasConcerns about global economic weakness have pushed crude oil prices down in recent weeks. The decline was seen in gas prices, too.

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:37:48 GMT

(image) Concerns about global economic weakness have pushed crude oil prices down in recent weeks. The decline was seen in gas prices, too.


Concerns about global economic weakness have pushed crude oil prices down in recent weeks. The decline was seen in gas prices, too.



Gas tumbles almost 10 cents a gallon in 3 weeks

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 13:13:17 GMT

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States fell nearly a dime over the past three weeks, following a drop in crude oil prices and as refineries increased output, according to a widely followed survey released on Sunday.



Californians can now fill up on algae-based biodiesel

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:49:40 GMT

No, you can’t simply pump the green scum that forms on your swimming pool into your gas tank, but motorists in the San Francisco area now can fill up on a new biofuel derived from algae.



U.S. to overtake Saudi Arabia as top oil producer

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:32:40 GMT

The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world's top oil producer by 2017, the West's energy agency said on Monday, predicting Washington will come very close to achieving a previously unthinkable energy self-sufficiency.



NJ to end odd-even gas rationing

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 18:43:53 GMT

New Jersey will discontinue odd-even gas rationing Tuesday at 6 a.m. The order was put into place Nov. 3 by Gov. Chris Christie to help ease frustration and long lines at the pump following Superstorm Sandy.



Gas shortages lead to gray market even as lines shrinkShorter but persistent lines at gas stations in the Northeast and sporadic closures have led to a gray market for fuel on Craigslist, with prices for delivery of a five-gallon container ranging from $30-$100 Tuesday.

Tue, 6 Nov 2012 18:29:38 GMT

(image) Shorter but persistent lines at gas stations in the Northeast and sporadic closures have led to a gray market for fuel on Craigslist, with prices for delivery of a five-gallon container ranging from $30-$100 Tuesday.


Shorter but persistent lines at gas stations in the Northeast and sporadic closures have led to a gray market for fuel on Craigslist, with prices for delivery of a five-gallon container ranging from $30-$100 Tuesday.



Gas still hard to come by; N.Y. probes gougingA week after Superstorm Sandy swept ashore, drivers continued to face long gas lines and frustration as authorities worked to restore the complex supply network.

Mon, 5 Nov 2012 20:09:04 GMT

(image) A week after Superstorm Sandy swept ashore, drivers continued to face long gas lines and frustration as authorities worked to restore the complex supply network.


A week after Superstorm Sandy swept ashore, drivers continued to face long gas lines and frustration as authorities worked to restore the complex supply network.



As Northeasterners line up for gas, prices dip

Mon, 5 Nov 2012 15:23:42 GMT

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, how come there's long lines at the pumps in the Northeast, but gas prices are actually down twenty-one cents across the country?



Fuel shortage expected to last for days, Cuomo says

Sun, 4 Nov 2012 17:15:29 GMT

The fuel shortage that has led to long lines and short tempers across much of the Northeast is likely to continue for at least several more days, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday.



Gas prices plunge, partly due to Sandy

Sun, 4 Nov 2012 22:39:29 GMT

The average U.S. price for a gallon of regular gasoline took its biggest drop since 2008 in the past two weeks, due to lower crude oil prices, a big price drop in California and Hurricane Sandy.