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2005-10-17 15:45:44

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail gasoline prices fell again last week, with the cost for regular unleaded gasoline dropping 12.3 cents to $2.73 a gallon, the government's top energy forecasting agency said on Monday. The national pump price has fallen 20 cents in the last two weeks, but is still up 69 cents from a year ago, based on the Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of service stations. The drop in gasoline prices mirrors the decline in crude...

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....


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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