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2006-07-26 12:15:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drivers should expect to pay around $3 a gallon coast to coast for gasoline for the rest of the summer, the government's top energy forecasting agency said on Wednesday. The federal Energy Information Administration said it expects "gasoline prices to remain in the vicinity of $3.00 per gallon for much of the rest of the summer, with any significant price declines not likely to occur before September (after the Labor Day holiday) when demand typically...

2006-07-11 12:48:05

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government's top energy forecasting agency on Tuesday raised its estimate for the average price American drivers will pay for gasoline this summer to $2.88 a gallon, reflecting higher oil costs. That's 12 cents more than the $2.76 average price the federal Energy Information Administration had previously forecast, and 51 cents higher than last summer's pump price. The Energy Department's analytical arm released its latest motor fuel...

2006-07-10 18:36:27

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S. consumers paid for gasoline jumped 3.9 cents over the last week to $2.97 a gallon, the second highest level ever, the government said on Monday. The national pump price for regular unleaded gasoline is up 65 cents from a year ago and not far from the record $3.07 reached last September after Hurricane Katrina disrupted petroleum supplies, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of 800...

2006-07-10 18:27:12

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S. consumers paid for gasoline jumped 3.9 cents over the last week to $2.97 a gallon, the second highest level ever, the government said on Monday. The national pump price for regular unleaded gasoline is up 65 cents from a year ago and not far from the record $3.07 reached last September after Hurricane Katrina disrupted petroleum supplies, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of 800...

2006-07-10 17:26:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S. consumers paid for gasoline jumped 3.9 cents over the last week to $2.97 a gallon, the second highest level ever, the government said on Monday. The national pump price for regular unleaded gasoline is up 65 cents from a year ago and not far from the record $3.07 reached last September after Hurricane Katrina disrupted petroleum supplies, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of service stations. The...

2006-06-20 11:45:00

By Timothy Gardner NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global emissions of the heat-trapping gas carbon dioxide will rise 75 percent from 2003 to 2030, with much of the growth coming from coal burning in developing countries, the U.S. government forecast on Tuesday. Developing countries are growing more quickly than industrialized economies, whose growth "tends to be in less energy-intensive sectors," the report said. While the United States is the world's leading emitter of CO2, its emissions growth rate...

2006-06-12 16:47:11

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S drivers pay for gasoline increased for the second week in a row, rising another 1.4 cents over the last week to $2.91 a gallon, the government said on Monday. Motorists are paying 78 cents a gallon more for regular unleaded gasoline than they did a year ago, the federal Energy Information Administration said in its weekly survey of service stations. Pump prices are rising because of strong fuel demand and higher crude oil...

2006-06-05 16:41:49

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average U.S. retail gasoline price jumped 2.5 cents in the last week to $2.89 a gallon, ending two straight weeks of falling pump costs enjoyed by motorists, the government said on Monday. The rise left motorists paying 78 cents a gallon more for regular unleaded gasoline than they did a year ago, the federal Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its weekly survey of service stations. The latest increase mirrored higher crude oil...

2006-06-05 16:40:03

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average U.S. retail gasoline price jumped 2.5 cents in the last week to $2.89 a gallon, ending two straight weeks of falling pump costs enjoyed by motorists, the government said on Monday. The rise left motorists paying 78 cents a gallon more for regular unleaded gasoline than they did a year ago, the federal Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its weekly survey of service stations. The latest increase mirrored higher crude oil...

2006-05-31 11:13:41

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail gasoline prices declined 2.5 cents over the last week to $2.87 a gallon, the lowest level in six weeks, the U.S. government said on Wednesday. The pump price for regular unleaded gasoline is still 77 cents higher than a year ago, based on the Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of service stations. The drop in the latest pump price would have been steeper, but in a rare move the EIA revised up the prior week's national...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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