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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

BP Capitol foundrer T. Boone Pickens

Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens To Divorce 4th Wife

Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens and his fourth wife, Madeleine, are filing for divorce.

10/02/2012

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Free State Fair Ticket If You “Cease The Grease”

The City of Dallas is offering residents a free ticket to the State Fair of Texas, as long as you you don’t mind a little grease.

09/10/2012

Oil Companies Retake Nearly 400 Platforms In Gulf

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Energy companies have reoccupied nearly 400 of the production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico that were abandoned in advance of Hurricane Isaac, though oil production remains almost entirely shut down. […]

09/01/2012

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Isaac Contributing To Pain At The Pump

As a rule, gasoline prices typically begin to fall after Labor Day, but Isaac may put a kink in that.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2012

A pipeline carries oil near Beaumont, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images)

Safety Concerns Over Collin County Pipeline

Both city officials and residents of Farmersville in Collin County are concerned over the proposed new use of a 36 year old oil and natural gas pipeline.

07/25/2012

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fracking Study To Be Independently Reviewed

Critics of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, believe it harms the environment. Industry leaders insist it is safe.

07/25/2012

Workers lay the pipes of a gas pipeline. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Insurer Won’t Cover Gas Drill Fracking Exposure

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won’t cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.

07/13/2012

A drilling rig is seen in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Oil & Gas Leases Go On Sale

The federal government is set to sell off oil and natural gas leases in the central Gulf of Mexico — off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

06/20/2012

A look at the downtown Dallas skyline. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Old Stereotypes Persist As New “Dallas” Debuts

The original version of the TV show, “Dallas” painted a tall tale of cowboy hats, big ranches and oil tycoons with Texas twangs. Does that image persist?

06/13/2012

A sign at an Exxon gas station in Miami, Florida. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Shareholders Support Exxon’s Executive Pay

Exxon Mobil’s CEO had a good year in 2011 — compensation valued at $25.2 million. Shareholders did as well, and they’re supporting the oil giant’s pay program.

05/30/2012

A sign at an Exxon gas station in Miami, Florida. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Exxon To Spend $185 Billion To Find Oil & Gas

Exxon said that it will spend about $185 billion over the next five years to find more oil and natural gas to meet an expected increase in energy demand.

03/08/2012

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