With the oil business comes the occasional violation of the environment. North Dakota has found that yesterday (if it didn’t already know) when an active oil well east of New Town blew out and spewed oil near Lake Sakakawea.
Economists had hoped lower gasoline prices — other than California, Minnesota has some of the highest gas prices in the country — would get people to spend more.
Oil prices have hit the lowest level in the last six months. Just one question: What’s taking you> so long to get in step, gasoline prices?
If ever there was a presidential moment designed strictly for a campaign ad later in the year, this was it.
If you can be carless in Duluth, you can be carless anywhere.
At $3.69 a gallon yesterday, I finally filled up the official car of NewsCut after two weeks, thus ending an experiment in patience and safe driving.
Gas prices in Minnesota aren’t rising nearly as fast or predictably as the rest of the nation.
A congressman is upset because it costs him a lot of money to fill up his gas-guzzler.
If you had to make a choice, which would you choose: Iran with nuclear weapons and us with lower gasoline prices or higher gasoline prices and a disarmed Iran?
Gasoline will hit $4 a gallon soon. Then what?
In one corner: damage to water and the environment. In the other corner: jobs.
A ‘cool’ NASA video reveals a sobering look at North Dakota’s ‘boom’ area.
Gasoline prices have been falling lately — almost 50-cents a gallon — so it was a surprise today when the Energy Department announced its tapping the strategic petroleum supply in an effort to push the price of gasoline down.
If you know the price of a gallon of gasoline at a pump is wrong — it’s too low — do you pump and run or do you tell the clerk that it’s wrong?
There’s nothing pretty about utility poles and lines snaking around urban neighborhoods. Can a solar panel really make it worse?