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2009-10-08 13:17:00

DEP Offers Oil Tank Inspection Tips, Fact Sheet MEADVILLE, Pa., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As heating season begins, the Department of Environmental Protection urges homeowners to act now to save money and energy by inspecting indoor and outdoor home heating oil tanks for potential problems prior to re-filling. "A quick, 10-minute visual inspection of the tank is important to identify potentially serious problems before they occur," Environmental Protection Northwest...

2009-10-06 08:06:43

Crude oil prices rose above $71 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Tuesday after equities staged a one-day comeback Monday. U.S. stock markets have been in a two-week slump. But Monday's numbers gave oil traders a shot of confidence. Overnight, light, sweet crude oil gained 73 cents to $71.14 per barrel. Heating oil prices gained 0.0159 cents to $1.8075 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices rose 0.015 cents to $1.7689 per gallon. Natural gas prices rose 0.058 cents to $5.045...

2009-10-05 09:03:57

Crude oil prices fell close to $69 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Monday after Wall Street equities fell in the previous week. Stocks fell during four of five trading sessions last week, shaking up confidence in what had been a six-month rally. On Monday, the price of light, sweet crude fell 94 cents to $69.01 per barrel. Heating oil prices lost 0.0295 cents to $1.7673 per gallon, while reformulated gasoline prices fell 0.0199 cents to $1.721 per gallon. Natural gasoline...

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2009-10-02 16:59:30

Crude oil prices were down Friday, slipping below $70 per barrel after equities on Wall Street fell for the fourth consecutive day. Crude oil stayed within the pricing pattern of the past month, dropping $1.08 to $69.74 per barrel Friday. Heating oil prices lost 0.0299 cents to $1.79 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices lost 0.0129 cents to $1.737 per gallon. Natural gas prices lost 0.263 cents to $4.713 per million British thermal units. At the pump, the national average price for...

2009-10-02 08:19:08

Crude oil prices fell sharply overnight, dropping to nearly $69 per barrel after equities on Wall Street plunged Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 203 points in a general sell-off that marked its steepest one-day drop since July. Crude oil stayed within the pricing pattern of the past month, dropping $1.72 to $69.10 per barrel Friday. Heating oil prices lost 0.0466 cents to $1.7808 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices lost 0.042 cents to $1.7159 per gallon. Natural gas...

2009-10-01 17:29:07

Crude oil prices held steady on the New York Mercantile Exchange Thursday after jumping above $70 per barrel in the previous trading session. The price of light, sweet crude jumped close to $3.50 per barrel Wednesday, but kept within a long-term pattern. The price of oil has bounced between $66 and $74 per barrel for the past month. Energy prices were relatively stable Thursday, the price of crude oil reaching $70.35 per barrel. Heating oil prices lost 0.0075 cents to $1.8199 per gallon....

2009-10-01 08:58:21

Crude oil prices held steady overnight on the New York Mercantile Exchange after jumping above $70 per barrel in the previous trading session. The price of light, sweet crude jumped close to $3.50 per barrel Wednesday, but kept within a long-term pattern, The price of oil has bounced between $66 and $74 per barrel for the past month. Energy prices were stable overnight, the price of crude oil losing 2 cents to $70.59 per barrel. Heating oil prices lost 0.0052 cents to $1.8272 per gallon....

2009-09-30 08:25:48

Crude oil prices pulled above $67 per barrel Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange in advance of a weekly inventory report. The Energy Information Administration's weekly report on U.S. stockpiles is due Wednesday. Overnight, light, sweet crude gained 59 cents to $67.30 per barrel. Heating oil prices added 0.0066 cents to $1.7072 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices rose 0.0229 cents to $1.651 per gallon. Natural gas prices shed 0.139 cents to $4.736 per million British thermal...

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2009-09-29 08:23:25

Crude oil prices fell to nearly $66 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Tuesday, the lowest price in more than a month. The price of light, sweet crude fell 77 cents overnight to $66.07 per barrel. Heating oil prices dropped 0.0097 cents to $1.6812 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices lost 0.18 cents to $1.62 per gallon. Natural gas prices dropped 0.185 cents to $4.645 per million British thermal units. At the pump, the national average price of unleaded gasoline was $2.487 per...

2009-09-28 17:13:15

Crude oil prices gained Friday to Monday to just under $67 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The price of light, sweet crude, at nearly $72 per barrel a week ago, added 80 cents to reach $66.84 per barrel. Heating oil prices added 0.0138 cents to $1.6909 per gallon. Reformulated gasoline prices gained 0.0175 cents to $1.638 per gallon. Natural gas added 0.845 cents to $4.83 per million British thermal units. At the pump, the national average price of unleaded gasoline was $2.499...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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