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Texas retail gasoline prices jump 8 cents this week

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COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have jumped an average 8 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump rose to $1.60 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices are up 9 cents this week to reach an average $1.80 per gallon. The association survey found Dallas has the most expensive gasoline this ...

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Experts tell panel why gas is so expensive in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gouging by oil companies could be one reason California drivers pay about 76 cents more for a gallon of regular gas than motorists elsewhere in the nation, a state government panel was told Monday. Fuel experts and consumer advocates also told the Petroleum Market Advisory Committee that a high state gas tax and more rigorous regulations ...

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Ohio gas price falls to about $1.66 a gallon

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio drivers are seeing an average price at the gas pump of about $1.66 for a gallon of regular fuel. The state average reported in Tuesday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. was about 16 cents lower than the average price drivers were paying a week ago and about 33 ...

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Cheap gas spurs SUV sales and puts U.S. climate goals at risk

A car is filled with gasoline at a gas station pump in Carlsbad, California August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

WASHINGTON/DETROIT – Surging demand for trucks and SUVs fueled by cheap gasoline is holding back improvements in U.S. fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions, a government report due out on Wednesday is expected to show. The disconnect between consumer demand for larger, less efficient vehicles and the Obama administration’s climate goals sets up a clash between the auto industry and ...

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AAA fuels hopes of $1.99 gasoline

AAA predicts that gasoline prices might fall below two dollars per gallon

Within weeks, the national price of a gallon of gasoline will fall below $2 for the first time since 2009, AAA predicts. Barack Obama’s first term as president was in its infancy the last time gasoline prices were under $2, Balloon Boy had captured the attention of the nation and Michael Jackson was alive. It was also the year in ...

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Expert: Gas prices likely to hold steady

CHAMPAIGN — Ten years ago, other nations held many of the cards that controlled the prices you and I pay as the gas pump. Then came the shale revolution. The development of technology that allows oil to be extracted from organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock has caused oil prices to collapse and has changed the world’s oil marketplace from a seller’s ...

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