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Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

...magazine considered to be excessive oil consumption. Consumer Reports focused on...didn't find any link between oil consumption and other engine problems, but...action lawsuit against Audi over oil consumption by the 2.0-Liter turbocharged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/consumer-reports-finds-som
New EPA rule would increase fuel efficiency for heavy trucks

...tection Agency are designed to slash carbon dioxide emissions by 24 percent over the next 12 years while reducing oil consumption by up to 1.8 billion barrels over the lifetime of the vehicles sold under the rule.Medium and heavy-duty vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/new-epa-rule-would-increas
Be kind to environment

...then what harm has come from taking environmentally friendlier actions?These actions have saved money; reduced oil consumption; lowered energy bills by using appliances, devices and heating and light sources that conserve energy; created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-21/be-kind-environment
GE earnings rise despite headwinds from low oil prices

...company has been building up its oil and gas drilling services operations in recent years through acquisitions. Rising oil consumption and high oil prices had been pushing drillers into more extreme formations to search for oil and gas, leading to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/ge-earnings-rise-despite-h
US boom transforming global oil trade

NEW YORK - The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption in the developed world is transforming the global oil market.The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but gone, U.S. dependence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-14/us-boom-transforming-globa
Higher oil prices rattle Asia, but China still on buying binge

...National Development Reform Commission. China's oil consumption jumped 11.5 percent last year to 6 million barrels...International Energy Agency says the growth in China's oil consumption, which hit a 25 percent annual rate for the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/13/bus_425129.shtml
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Oil prices fall as fears are eased

...companies to idle between 500,000 and 750,000 barrels per day of production, or less than 1 percent of global daily oil consumption. That's roughly half of what Italy's Eni, Libya's largest oil producer, estimated earlier Thursday.IEA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-24/oil-prices-fall-fears-are-
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OPEC might be pressured by Iraqi, Russian exports

...quotas will add to pressure on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in the second quarter of 2004, when oil consumption hits a seasonal low. Firm crude prices will encourage Russia and other independent producers to pump more oil to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/11/bus_396139.shtml
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Federal oil reduction program increases oil use

...efficiency standards on other vehicles - which drives oil consumption up instead of down. The situation would be different...combinations of the two. Ethanol supporters say the extra oil consumption is part of the growing pains of the flex-fuels program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/09/bus_41134.shtml
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Oil jumps to 9-month high above $105 in Europe as Iran cuts supply to Britain, France

...announcement will likely have minimal impact on supplies, analysts said, because only about 3 percent of France's oil consumption is from Iranian sources. Britain had not imported oil from Iran in six months."The price rise is more a reflection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-02-21/oil-jumps-9-month-high-above-105-eu