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2008-08-14 03:00:42

By Radler, Marilyn Bell, Laura While US energy demand this year will be limited by weak economic growth and improved fuel-use efficiency China, Latin America, and the Middle East will sustain worldwide oil demand growth despite high global prices and keep pressure on supply. The extent to which producers can respond to the need for more oil in the short run is inadequate to relieve prices. US oil demand will con- tract this year, and demand for natural gas and coal will get a lift from...

2008-08-03 03:00:24

By Foster, John Bellamy The rise in overt militarism and imperialism at the outset of the twenty-first century can plausibly be attributed largely to attempts by the dominant interests of the world economy to gain control over diminishing world oil supplies.1 Beginning in 1998 a series of strategic energy initiatives were launched in national security circles in the United States in response to: (1) the crossing of the 50 percent threshold in U.S. importation of foreign oil; (2) the...

2008-07-24 09:01:06

Complaining about the cost of natural gas? Just be glad you live in Kansas, which is among the states with the lowest natural gas costs in the country. The following are the states with the top 10 highest natural gas prices, based on data from 2006. The amounts are listed in dollars per thousand cubic feet and divided between commercial, industrial and residential costs. CommercialRank__ State__ Price 1__Idaho__$29.29 2__South Carolina__$15.94 3__Alaska__$15.82...

2008-07-22 03:00:38

ACCCE Brad Jones, 720-496-1675 bjones@cleancoalusa.org American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity: 1 Data on residential energy consumption patterns by income and race category are estimated from U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, 2001 Survey of Residential Energy Consumption (RECS). See, http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/recs/ contents.html. Data for 2001 energy consumption by fuel type are updated to estimated 2008 values based on consumer residential...

2008-07-14 12:00:55

By MORTON KONDRAKE What's the cause of $4 for a gallon of gasoline? To listen to Democrats in Congress and on the campaign trail -- and also some Republicans -- the answer is "price gouging,""speculation,""oil companies" or "the failed policies of George Bush and Dick Cheney." Everything is getting blamed except the well-documented obvious: the law of supply and demand. The history of U.S. energy policy is that Democrats have refused to increase supply and Republicans have refused to...

2008-06-26 21:02:32

By H. Josef Hebert WASHINGTON - World energy demand will grow 50 percent over the next two decades, oil prices could rise to $186 a barrel and coal will remain the biggest source of electricity despite its effect on global warming, government experts predict. The Energy Information Administration's long-range forecast to 2030 said the world is not close to abandoning fossil fuels. They will continue to be at the core of energy production in transportation and electricity generation,...

2008-06-26 18:02:53

By H Josef Hebert WASHINGTON - World energy demand will grow 50 percent over the next two decades, oil prices could rise to $186 a barrel and coal will remain the biggest source of electricity despite its effect on global warming, government experts predict. The Energy Information Administration's long-range forecast to 2030 said the world is not close to abandoning fossil fuels. They will continue to be at the core of energy production in transportation and electricity generation,...

2008-06-16 09:01:04

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Republican National Committee, +1-202-863-8614 As Obama Travels To Michigan, Will He Explain His Support For Higher Energy Costs To Voters? WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Republican National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/RNCLOGO) Today, Obama Will Campaign In Michigan."The road to the White House doesn't necessarily run through Flint, but it's a natural side trip for...

2006-08-28 16:15:00

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S. drivers paid for gasoline fell to the lowest level in more than four months, the government said on Monday, and more savings could be on the way as Tropical Storm Ernesto becomes less of a threat to oil producing areas in the Gulf of Mexico. The national price for regular unleaded gasoline dropped 7.9 cents over the last week to $2.85 a gallon, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of 800 service...

2006-08-21 15:46:52

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drivers continued to find relief at the pump as the price for gasoline declined for the second week in a row, dropping to the lowest level in two months, the government said on Monday. The national price for regular unleaded gasoline fell 7.6 cents over the last week to $2.92 a gallon, still up 31 cents from a year ago, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of service stations. The drop at the pump...


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