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Higher gasoline prices are on the way, but the spring surge may be tamer than in recent years

...between $3.55 and $3.75 per gallon.Gasoline prices are 8 percent lower than last year at this time, even though crude oil prices are about the same, in part because gasoline supplies are plentiful.Refiners have kept operations humming to meet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-14/higher-gasoline-prices-are
Gas prices move higher after government reopens

...demand because of the end of the summer driving season, refineries' switch to cheaper winter fuel blends and lower crude oil prices.The federal government shutdown also pressured prices downward, as furloughed workers weren't commuting to jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-21/gas-prices-move-higher-after-
After a 4-decade ban on crude exports, American oil companies call for changes in US law

...gasoline and diesel exports, the price of fuel for U.S. consumers is already set on the global market, even if crude oil prices are not. U.S. refiners take full advantage of that. They exported a record average of 2.7 million barrels of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-07/after-4-decade-ban-crude-e
Isaac brings unwelcome spike in gas prices as Labor Day weekend approaches

...when turmoil in Libya was rising.But prices could quickly come down if refineries can soon get up and running. Crude oil prices fell Wednesday and wholesale gasoline prices fell the past two days, suggesting the spike in retail gasoline prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-29/isaac-brings-unwelcome-spi
Average US gasoline prices up 13 cents as oil rises

...record for this time of year.The culprits: Rising crude oil prices, slowing output at refineries that are undergoing...pushed prices higher on the East Coast.And rising crude oil prices have pushed prices higher throughout the country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-31/average-us-gasoline-prices
Expect lower gas prices heading into Memorial Day

...Iran if the situation isn't resolved by then. Some analysts think that could drive oil prices higher.On Friday crude oil prices fell ahead of a weekend meeting in which President Barack Obama and leaders of the world's biggest economies will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-18/expect-lower-gas-prices-he
Gadhafi's fall could mean lower gas prices in Augusta

...senior economic adviser for the American Petroleum Institute, the defeat of Gadhafi will probably result in a fall in crude oil prices."The news out of Libya looks promising," she said. "It could certainly have an effect on crude prices, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-08-22/gadhafis-fall-could-mean-l
Golden spike: Boom times for precious metal

...Wednesday that said gold prices could reach $1,200 by year's end. But it's hard to forget what happened with crude oil prices, which shed more than half their value in less than a year after peaking at $147 a barrel in July 2008. No one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/15/fin_555528.shtml
Finance
Consumers await winter drop in energy costs

...national average of $2.44 a gallon by the end of the year, then increase next year to an average of $2.62. - Crude oil prices are likely to average about $70 a barrel through the winter period, and global petroleum consumption is expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/07/met_550939.shtml
Metro
Retailers' results beat predictions

...Tuesday at $26.93. "We remain concerned by the high level of foreclosure activity, " Mr. Blake said. Declining crude oil prices, which lowered transportation costs, combined with cost cuts to help Minneapolis-based Target earn $594 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/19/bus_544895.shtml
Business