US stock indexes regain some ground as investors follow Greek debt saga

...gasoline rose 6 cents to close at $2.090 a gallon.- Heating oil rose 5 cents to close at $1.887 a gallon.- Natural gas rose 2.7 cents to close at $2.832 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Greek debt crisis sends US markets to worst day of year

...fell 1.9 cents to close at $2.030 a gallon.- Heating oil fell 2.6 cents to close at $1.837 a gallon.- Natural gas rose 3.2 cents to close at $2.805 per 1,000 cubic feet.___AP Economics Writer Paul Wiseman contributed to...

Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...developed in 2005 as an incentive to help build new nuclear reactors. The nuclear renaissance has been derailed by plunging natural gas prices and construction delays and cost overruns at Vogtle and similar nuclear projects.MEAG owns 22.7 percent of...

Baston Road reopens after gas leak

Baston Road has reopened after a large natural gas leak on a main line at Augusta Christian School forced it to close for hours. The school, homes, Earth Fare and other buildings...

Swarm of earthquakes rattles rural Alabama; reason unclear

...that regulators are discounting is hydraulic fracturing or "fracking," a process for extracting underground oil or natural gas that has been blamed for earthquake swarms elsewhere, including Oklahoma. Wastewater is sometimes injected underground...

Tesla Motors co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks

...and on-board power generator that runs on diesel or natural gas and recharges the battery when it gets low.It costs...30 miles before the turbine, which runs on diesel or natural gas, kicks in and recharges the battery. The system roughly...

Car crashes into Augusta house

...firefighters were called to the crash at 409 Watkins Street. Richmond County dispatch said the car struck a Georgia Natural Gas line, causing a leak. Police knocked on nearby doors to alert occupants and advised them to leave temporarily as a...

Vogtle costs will transfer to customers

...about $3 billion ahead of what it would cost to build a natural-gas generating plant, she said. However, that lifespan...construction-monitoring report because of a drop in the price of natural gas.So far, the company has spent $2.96 billion on...

Georgia Power execs to explain Vogtle costs

...Georgia Power said earlier this year finishing the nuclear plant is cheaper than halting construction and instead building natural gas-fired plants. While nuclear plants are enormously expensive to build, they produce power relatively cheaply once...

Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

...telephone and pipeline companies under South Carolina Title 58, but Hixon questioned whether that applied only to natural gas pipelines or oil pipelines as well.If oil pipelines are included, "then why isn't an extension of eminent domain...