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SC gas now cheapest in US

...demand up, has cooled a bit; and challenges to the Euro and concern about European debt have also eased speculation in oil futures.Earlier this year, oil was selling for $105 a barrel, Crosby said. On Monday benchmark oil was selling at about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-21/sc-gas-now-cheapest-us
Get facts straight on state of the nation

...current problem coming, and tried to get the Democratic Congress to take action on such matters as Clinton's lift on oil futures, the failing of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, because of Clinton's and the Democratic Congress' insistence on continuing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2010-11-18/get-facts-straight-state
Letters | Opinion
Oil market eyes Saudi Arabia

...were to disrupt the kingdom's oil output, the price of crude would likely surge well above today's prices.Oil futures fell Tuesday as OPEC ministers, including Saudi Arabia's Ali Naimi, discussed an increase in production. The benchmark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-08/oil-market-eyes-saudi-arab
Business
Pump prices on pace to top 2009 high

...a barrel Tuesday, the highest settlement price on the New York Mercantile Exchange since Oct. 9, 2008. - Heating oil futures settled up less than a cent at $2.1941, well beyond the highest prices of 2009. - Gasoline futures closed more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/06/bus_562071.shtml
Business
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Oil futures top $65 after OPEC rejects cut NEW YORK --- Oil prices closed above $65 per barrel Thursday for the first time in six months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/29/bus_525682.shtml
Business
Georgia primary profiles

...FLEMING Cut taxes. Drill for oil, because the day we open up oil drilling in this nation, speculators will quit buying oil futures at the high prices they're doing it at now. That will drop the price of oil overnight and that will help our community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/12/met_465446.shtml
Metro
Oil futures briefly dip below $60

WASHINGTON - Crude-oil futures briefly dipped below $60 a barrel Monday, then jumped by more...others were forced to buy in order to cover incorrect bets that oil futures would fall even more sharply than they have. There is also a growing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/26/bus_98134.shtml
Business
Oil drops again; gas following

...signs of economic weakness in the U.S. signaled a potential cooling of energy demand. The selloff brought crude oil futures to a six-month low, and helped weigh down already sinking gasoline prices. "The real-time fundamentals of supply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/20/bus_97352.shtml
Business
Rates on 30-year mortgages rise

...of June 20, 2002. The rise in mortgage rates was attributed to last week's surge in oil prices, which saw crude oil futures hit a record of $75.17 last Friday, and signs this week of stronger economic growth. Both of those developments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/28/fin_79222.shtml
Finance
Oil prices settle at a record high

...September. On London's ICE Futures exchange, Brent crude oil futures settled 89 cents higher at a record $71.46 a barrel. In other Nymex trading, heating oil futures rose 3.98 cents to close at $2.0229 a gallon while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/18/bus_77874.shtml
Business