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As oil price falls, low gas prices projected this fall

...financial crisis could slow economic activity in Europe, which would reduce demand for gasoline and diesel.? China's oil imports have already slipped this year, and a plummeting Chinese stock market could mean even weaker demand in the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/oil-price-falls-low-gas-pr
Allen returns to Augusta for ceremonial swearing-in

...Keystone pipeline would provide an estimated 42,000 construction jobs, yield $2 billion in national earnings and reduce oil imports from the Middle East.He said he'll turn his attention to repealing the health care law in the coming weeks, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/allen-returns-augusta-ce
Allen lays groundwork for campaign goals in first week

...project that's estimated to support 42,000 construction jobs, yield $2 billion in national earnings and reduce oil imports from the Middle East."We want to get people back to work," Allen said in a telephone interview. "That is exactly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/allen-lays-groundwork-ca
US trade deficit hits 11-month low of $39 billion

WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest level in 11 months as crude oil imports dropped to a two-decade low.The Commerce Department says the trade deficit narrowed to $39 billion in November, down 7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-07/us-trade-deficit-hits-11-m
US trade deficit drops to $43.4 billion in October

WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in October as exports rebounded while oil imports dipped to the lowest level in five years.The deficit edged down 0.4 percent to $43.4 billion, a drop from a revised $43...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/us-trade-deficit-drops-434
Don't repeat past mistakes

...prohibitions for obtaining resources from public lands, and cheap and efficient distribution methods (pipelines). The oil imports have decreased more than 1 million barrels a day over the past several years. This amounts to money for hundreds of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-08-14/dont-repeat-past-mistake
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...the coming months, I'll build on that success by setting new standards for our trucks, so we can keep driving down oil imports and what we pay at the pump.Taken together, our energy policy is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Outlook for US economy improves after reports show fewer layoffs, more exports

...May, the Commerce Department said. That's the lowest level in 18 months.The drop was largely because of cheaper oil imports. But exports also rose to a record-high $185 billion, an encouraging sign at a time when global growth has slowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-09/outlook-us-economy-improve
US could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as world's biggest oil producer

...the oil it burned in 2006.By the end of this year, U.S. crude output will be at its highest level since 1998 and oil imports will be lower than at any time since 1992, at 41 percent of consumption."It's a stunning turnaround," Burkhard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-23/us-could-soon-overtake-sau
Oil falls on prediction that demand will grow at slower pace next year

...demand for oil and energy products. Another factor in lower fourth-quarter demand is Hurricane Sandy, which disrupted oil imports and gasoline deliveries on theEast Coast, the agency said.U.S. gasoline prices appear to have leveled off at an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-13/oil-falls-prediction-deman