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Articles About fuel
May 02, 2016
At the Pump: Does Driving Low on Gas Hurt My Car?
Countless drivers coast around every day on fumes, and while they may make it to the gas station without issue, it isn't doing our cars any favors.
December 10, 2015
Engines Exposed: What Is Octane (and Why Does It Matter)?
Looking into the mysterious world of octane and compression ratios.
November 24, 2015
Running on Corn: Why Ethanol Is Bad for Your Car
We break down of the politics and properties of ethanol fuel.
August 14, 2015
At the Pump: 5 Gasoline Cheats Every Car Owner Should Know
Putting gas in the car is the most basic necessity for a a car owner. These 6 cheats will help you save more at the pump and help your car live longer.
October 16, 2014
New Generator Powered Solely By Heat, Not Fuel
A startup has developed a generator that could harness heat waste and simultaneously reduce fuel consumption and toxic emissions by up to 3 percent.
October 02, 2014
Is Natural Gas a Detour on the Road to Cleaner Fuel?
Natural gas is often promoted as a cleaner alternative to gasoline -- a kind of “bridge fuel” between emission-heavy energy sources and zero-emission renewables like solar and wind. But a new study casts doubt on the benefits of natural gas.
September 23, 2014
Standard Oil Heirs Join Movement to Divest Fossil Fuels
More than 800 individuals and institutions have promised to rid their portfolios of $50 billion worth of investments in non-renewable fuels.
July 24, 2014
How Energy from Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil Levels
Researchers at the University of Twente report that they’ve developed a way to improve the quality of biofuel even before it reaches a refinery.
May 24, 2014
7 Tips for Squeezing More Miles From Every Gallon
Here are seven tips to help you extract as many miles per gallon of gas as possible.
May 19, 2014
5 Ways to Save Money on Gas This Summer
Ready for a summer of driving? Here are five ways you can save on gas costs.
February 18, 2014
Obama: Fuel Standards Will Help Solve America’s Energy Problems
President Barack Obama is directing the EPA and DOT to develop the next stage of a fuel standards program for heavy trucks.
January 29, 2014
8 Tips for Ensuring a Safe Winter in Your Car
While many of these tips might seem like common sense to some, here are a few things to remember before winter's wrath is unleashed.
January 12, 2014
Extreme Cold Weather Freezes U.S. Fuel Supply
The U.S. has been recently hit with cold weather that has broken records in many states, including one in NY that stood since 1896.
December 27, 2013
EIA Weekly Reports: U.S. Refineries Are Well-Oiled Machines
The Energy Information Administration's weekly petroleum report shows U.S. commercial crude oil inventories are close to the upper limit of the average range.
December 20, 2013
Stock Plays to Eye in the Changing Heat and Power Industry
New regulations proposed in September by the EPA are meant to substantially crack down on carbon emissions at power plants.
December 18, 2013
BP Has New $16B Gas Project
BP will drill around 300 wells over the next 15 years throughout a region of the Omani desert with its $16 billion natural gas project.
December 12, 2013
Google Execs Get Unfairly Cheap Plane Fuel from the Government
Google executives Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt bought fuel for an aircraft reserved for their use from the government at below-market prices.
November 21, 2013
Lower Fuel Prices Not Enough for U.S. Travelers
U.S. retail service stations have already posted prices below the $3 mark this year, and prices could dip even further before the New Year.
November 05, 2013
Oil & Politics: Who Will Take Over from the U.S. in the Middle East?
The Saudi-U.S. love affair initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and King Abdulaziz ibn Saud at the close of World War II is no longer.
October 31, 2013
Under Pressure to Innovate, GM Unveils ‘Bi-Fuel’ Sedan
The new bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala sedan will be able to switch seamlessly from CNG to gasoline.
October 20, 2013
California’s Electric Car Law Binge Promotes Market
Six laws and a dozen other regulations have been passed in California recently, a more than $2 billion commitment to clean transportation.
October 19, 2013
Big Win for Big Oil on the Ethanol Mandate?
The Environmental Protection Agency is putting off a final decision on whether or not it will slash the 2014 biofuels mandate in order to calm markets.
October 16, 2013
Why Is Autumn the Season for Falling Gasoline Prices?
More often than not, falling leaves are accompanied by falling gasoline prices for a variety of reasons.
September 30, 2013
The Shale Boom Is Just Getting Started: Interview with Tyler Cowen
Thanks to the shale boom, markets already perceive the trade balance optimizing, energy prices are cheaper than they would otherwise be.
September 28, 2013
General Electric Unveils Breakthrough Energy Storage Tech
General Electric has unveiled breakthrough energy storage technology in the form of the new Durathon Battery to transport mining materials.
September 22, 2013
BP Cancels This Big Project in the Gulf
BP is reportedly canceling one of its planned Mad Dog drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico.
September 14, 2013
BP Is Back to Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
BP has returned to drilling in the Gulf of Mexico more than three years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill that caused billions of dollars in damage.
September 08, 2013
Will this Oil Spill End Up Costing Shell Big?
Five years after the fact, Shell is finally sitting down to negotiate damages for an oil spill in the Niger Delta.
August 28, 2013
How Would a Syrian Strike Affect U.S. Gas Prices?
As the EIA put it, "All else equal, changes in gasoline prices follow changes in crude prices" and with tension over Syria, oil prices are on the rise.
August 18, 2013
Here’s How Fuel Subsidies Burden Both the Rich and the Poor
The United States, through all economic and diplomatic channels available, should support efforts to eliminate fuel subsidies everywhere.