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2005-10-12 10:47:30

By Tom Doggett and Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans face sharply higher heating bills for natural gas and heating oil this winter, but the price rise won't be as steep as initially feared, the U.S. government said on Wednesday. With oil and natural gas supplies tight due to hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico, winter temperatures will be more important than usual in determining wholesale and retail prices, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said. "Clearly,...

2005-10-03 16:18:39

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The national retail price for gasoline jumped 12.5 cents over the last week to the third highest level ever and diesel fuel soared 34.6 cents to a record high as Gulf Coast oil refineries remained shut due to hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the government said on Monday. The latest pump price for regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.93 a gallon, up 99 cents from a year ago and not far from the record $3.07, based on the Energy Information...

2005-10-03 15:23:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The national retail price for regular unleaded gasoline jumped 12.5 cents over the last week to $2.93 a gallon, the third highest price on record, the Energy Information Administration said on Monday. The latest weekly price is up 99 cents from a year ago, as many Gulf Coast oil refineries remain shut down by Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, reducing gasoline production, the EIA said. The record price for gasoline is $3.07 a gallon set on September 5. In the EIA's...

2005-10-03 15:14:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The national retail price for regular unleaded gasoline jumped 12.5 cents over the last week to $2.93 a gallon, the third highest price on record, the Energy Information Administration said on Monday. The latest weekly price is up 99 cents from a year ago, as many Gulf Coast oil refineries remain shut down by Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, reducing gasoline production, the EIA said. The record price for gasoline is $3.07 a gallon set on September 5.

2005-10-03 12:28:47

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With U.S. heating bills expected to hit record highs this winter, the Bush administration on Monday dusted off mostly old energy conservation tips and urged consumers to add home insulation and turn down thermostats. Critics said the conservation tips were nothing new and the administration was only trying to protect itself from consumer complaints this winter over high utility bills. Americans face higher heating fuel bills this winter due in...

2005-10-03 06:40:00

WASHINGTON -- With U.S. heating fuel bills expected to soar this winter, the Bush administration on Monday will unveil a national campaign to show households, businesses and the federal government how to save energy and reduce their heating expenses. The government has warned Americans to get ready for higher heating fuel bills this winter, due in part to the supply disruptions caused by Hurricanes Rita and Katrina in the Gulf of Mexico. For consumers who warm their homes with natural gas,...

2005-10-03 08:33:46

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With U.S. heating fuel bills expected to soar this winter, the Bush administration on Monday will unveil a national campaign to show households, businesses and the federal government how to save energy and reduce their heating expenses. The government has warned Americans to get ready for higher heating fuel bills this winter, due in part to the shutdown of oil refineries and natural gas processing plants and the disruption in oil and natural...

2005-10-01 20:20:31

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Over 3 million barrels a day in U.S. oil refining capacity remain offline along the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, helping push up crude oil, gasoline, heating oil and natural gas prices, the government's top energy forecasting agency said. Twelve refineries and a large share of offshore oil and natural production are shut down, the Energy Information Administration said in its latest assessment on the storms' impact...

2005-10-01 19:32:00

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Over 3 million barrels a day in U.S. oil refining capacity remain offline along the Gulf Coast due to Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, helping push up crude oil, gasoline, heating oil and natural gas prices, the government's top energy forecasting agency said. Twelve refineries and a large share of offshore oil and natural production are shut down, the Energy Information Administration said in its latest assessment on the storms' impact on the U.S....

2005-09-28 17:16:48

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gasoline prices will rise in the near term because as much as 15 percent of U.S. oil refining capacity "could be out for at least another couple of weeks" due to Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, the government's top energy forecasting agency said on Wednesday. The refinery outages amount to lost production of about 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd) for gasoline, over 700,000 bpd for distillate fuel and nearly 400,000 barrels bpd for jet fuel,...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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