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July 27, 2008

Fill Up on News – 7/27/08

 

Oil’s two week nosedive is finally showing repercussions at the gas pump.

Workers are still struggling to clean up the oil spill in Mississippi.

There is violence and conflict occuring in Nigeria’s oil delta.

The world of energy is enticed by promises that the arctic could help supply the world with oil.

The problem with our energy crisis goes much further than an “addiction to oil.”

Filed under:Daily News Post | by Guy in a Suit @ 10:46 am | 

July 25, 2008

Fill Up on News – 7/25/08

 

The US is investigating oil contracts between the Iraqis and Western companies.

Ethanol is offsetting oil prices – which also drives up the cost of other basic commodities.

Crude prices have dropped to 124 dollars a barrel in New York.

The Senate has stalled in making their decision on oil drilling.

The Mississippi River is still tarred from the spill on Wednesday.

Filed under:Daily News Post | by Guy in a Suit @ 9:55 am | 

July 24, 2008

Fill Up on News – 7/24/08

 

Oil trades are flat today after yesterday’s rather sharp decline.

The market is making gains today at the expense of oil and resource stocks.

A survey has predicted vast supplies of oil in the Arctic that could fuel the world’s consumption for three years.

Boone Pickens is still aggressively at work advocating his plan to supplement oil with wind energy.

A ship-barge crash has closed the Mississippi at New Orleans.

Filed under:Daily News Post | by Guy in a Suit @ 6:01 am | 

July 23, 2008

Fill Up on News – 7/23/08

 

Fuel supplies have grown more than expected, causing oil to take a small dip.

Central Bankers have to take a little time to rethink their stance towards crude oil.

A government crackdown on oil speculators is now held up in a partisan struggle.

McCain is pushing the offshore-drilling ban and supporting all kinds of alternative fuels.

Wall Street is extending its gains today as oil makes a retreat.

Filed under:Daily News Post | by Guy in a Suit @ 9:44 am | 

July 22, 2008

Fill Up on News – 7/22/08

 

Worries of a tropical storm are causing oil prices to take a tumble today.

The tumble of oil is cushioning other stocks and strengthing the dollar.

Pickens recently testified to Congress on alternative energy and imported oil.

Congress is slowly moving towards an action to curb oil speculation.

The Angry Bear Blog has an excellent article about the lying and scheming of people to make offshore drilling sound more beneficial than it really is.

Filed under:Daily News Post | by Guy in a Suit @ 9:43 am |