Here's Why Oil Is Down by Half And What It Means For You

Here's Why Oil Is Down by Half And What It Means For You

The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months. So what's going on? A global imbalance of supply and demand that is rippling across the world economy, for better and worse.
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Like Low Gas Prices? So Does the Station Owner

So you think you are finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years? Guess again.
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Arkansas No. 4 Shale Gas Producer in United States

Shale gas production helped gross withdrawals of natural gas in the United States reach a record high of 82 billion cubic feet per day in 2013, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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U.S. Department of Energy Releases Draft EIS on Transmission Line

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