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Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

...have told Congress that the industry is struggling to keep up with a sharp increase in freight rail demand created in part by an oil fracking boom and two years of unusually bountiful harvests. Shippers have complained that widespread delays in freight rail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-20/canadian-pacific-ends-csx-
Chase moves on without big-name drivers

...round of the Chase. ... As Reed Sorenson was about to leave Talladega, he was bumped into the starting lineup when Joe Nemechek's speed was disqualified for an improperly sealed oil tank container. Given new life, Sorenson finished 14th.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-19/chase-moves-without-big-na
Things to Do | The Augusta Chronicle

...drum roll, please) to watch television! At the Morris Museum of Art, an exhibition features 26 of Eugene Thomason's oil paintings including a series depicting a fictional mountain clan he called the Hankinses, as well as portraits, landscapes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do
Stocks plumment but claw back in turbulent day

...adding 83 cents, or 4 percent, to $20.05.The price of oil continued to fall to new lows Wednesday. Benchmark U.S. crude...Mercantile Exchange.Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils used by many U.S. refineries, fell 99 cents to close at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/stocks-plumment-claw-back-
Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

NEW YORK - If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices - for the oil industry and for the economy.Low fuel prices can help boost economic growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/why-drop-oil-prices-could-
The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

...rural countryside and its residents.At the Morris Museum of Art, an exhibition titled From New York to Nebo features 26 of his oil paintings including a series depicting a fictional mountain clan he called the Hankinses, as well as portraits, landscapes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-15/artside-thomasons-oil
GE sees strong US economy as profit rises

...strong performance from its aviation and oil and gas divisions.The company reported...third quarter, profit at the company's oil and gas division, which makes and services...division also benefited from increasing oil and gas activity. Locomotive sales rose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-17/ge-sees-strong-us-economy-
City's marina operator still hasn't vacated premises

...director, said the authority is helping the Savannah transition from its old primary use as transportation for barges hauling oil, a practice that ended in the 1970s."We're trying to switch it from an industrial base to a recreational base," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/citys-marina-operator-stil
John Barrow, Rick Allen spar over nasty campaign ads

...85 percent of the time."The candidates agreed on a few issues during their debate. Both support building the Keystone XL oil pipeline and both said they agree the U.S. military should assist in attacking the Islamic State group. Barrow said he doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Delta's 3Q profit falls on one-time items

...for adjustments to fuel-hedging - those are contracts to protect against big spikes in fuel prices, but they can backfire if oil prices fall.Labor, Delta's second-biggest cost, rose 5 percent to $2.07 billion. That doesn't include a 54 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/deltas-3q-profit-falls-one