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US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

...with the possibility of slowing demand in China, the commodity markets once again took the brunt of the hit.U.S. crude oil fell $3.79 to close at $45.41 a barrel in New York. Brent Crude, a benchmark for international oils used by many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-01/us-stocks-plunge-after-ble
Crude oil closes under $40 for first time since 2009

NEW YORK - The price of U.S. oil closed at less than $40 a barrel Monday for the first time since the days of the global economic crisis, on fears of a slowdown in the world economy.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-24/crude-oil-closes-under-40-
1st US tar sands mine set to open for business in Utah

...petroleum from formations long thought out of reach.By the company's own estimate, it will make little to nothing at crude oil's current price of $48 per barrel, down from a peak of $147 in 2008. As of Tuesday, U.S. Oil Sands stock was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-21/1st-us-tar-sands-mine-set-
Japan trade deficit widens as export growth slows

...Thieliant of Capital Economics said in a research note.Lower costs for imports of oil and gas thanks to the drop in crude oil prices have reduced Japan's trade deficit in recent months. The deficit in July was therefore 72 percent lower than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/japan-trade-deficit-widens
US eases crude oil export ban, allows trade with Mexico

...ma administration approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico on Friday, further...it would spur further drilling for crude oil in the United States. Pemex's...That proposed project would carry crude oil from Canada's tar sands to refineries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-14/us-allows-some-crude-oil-t
Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

...applied in September 2008 for a permit to build the 1,179-mile pipeline, which would connect Canada's tar sands with crude oil refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast.Controversy over the proposed route through Nebraska led to a tweak, which led the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-12/keystone-xl-us-review-taking-5-
Airlines are looking to biofuels to meet soaring passenger demand

...Financing a plant is expensive because lenders know the risks and demand generous terms. A sharp drop in the price of crude oil has made competing with traditional fuels on price more difficult."We really are trying to create a brand new fuel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-25/airlines-are-looking-biofu
35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

...S. transportation officials recently extended an order for railroads to notify states about shipments of hazardous crude-oil shipments and put in place new rules that require sturdier construction of tank cars hauling hazardous liquids. Critics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/35000-gallons-oil-spills-a
Greek debt crisis sends US markets to worst day of year

...179 an ounce, and silver slipped 7 cents to $15.66 an ounce. Copper edged up half a cent to $2.64 a pound.Crude oil fell $1.30 to close at $58.33 a barrel in New York. Brent crude fell $1.25 to close at $62.01 a barrel in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-29/greek-debt-crisis-sends-us
Rechecking the bags

...incur fees typically set at $25 per bag each way.Those universally despised fees began cropping up around 2008 when crude oil prices hit an all-time high, but they never went away after fuel prices normalized. Last year, American air carriers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-21/rechecking-bags