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Gas prices up again in northern New England despite trends

Nov. 29, 2021 09:49 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gas prices rose in parts of northern New England in the last week. Prices in Maine went up 0.7 cents per gallon over the past week, according to GasBuddy, which surveys stations. The price in the state was up to $3.45 per gallon, the organization...

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

Nov. 26, 2021 16:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to limit areas available for energy development and raise costs for oil and gas companies to drill on public land and water. The long-awaited report...

Many environmentalists back Biden's move to tap oil reserve

Nov. 24, 2021 05:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and climate activists generally supported President Joe Biden's decision to release a record 50 million barrels of oil from America's strategic reserve, even as the move appeared to contradict his long-term vision of combating climate change. ...

Gas prices rise in Maine, hold steady in NH and Vermont

Nov. 22, 2021 10:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gas prices rose in Maine over the past week, but fell or held steady in the rest of northern New England. Prices in Maine went up 1.2 cents per gallon over the past week, according to GasBuddy, which surveys stations. The price in the state was up...

Average US price of gas steady over past 2 weeks, at $3.49

Nov. 21, 2021 13:01 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline held steady over the past two weeks, at $3.49 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that spiking ethanol costs prevented a drop in gas prices. ...

Gas prices hold steady in NJ, across nation ahead of holiday

Nov. 20, 2021 09:46 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices held steady in New Jersey and across the nation at a level that analysts say is the highest in eight years for the period just before Thanksgiving. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday...

North Dakota treasury benefitting from higher oil prices

Nov. 17, 2021 09:21 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Climbing U.S. oil prices that have motorists paying more at the gas pumps are adding to North Dakota's bottom line. The state's oil production was up slightly in September, but prices for North Dakota crude were 32% higher than the state's tax...

Defying inflation, Americans ramped up spending last month

Nov. 16, 2021 13:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans have taken a darker view of the economy as inflation has worsened. Yet so far, they appear no less willing to spend freely at retailers — an encouraging sign for the crucial holiday shopping season. Buoyed by solid hiring, healthy pay...

Gas prices tick down across the nation, hold steady in NJ

Nov. 13, 2021 09:50 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices ticked down across the nation as a whole and held steady in New Jersey amid a drop in demand, but analysts warn that gas prices will remain elevated due to high crude oil prices. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of...

Hungary to cap gasoline and diesel prices amid surging costs

Nov. 11, 2021 08:17 AM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarians will soon have some relief at the pumps after the government announced Thursday that it will limit the price of gasoline and diesel amid soaring fuel prices. Government minister Gergely Gulyas told reporters that a cap of 480...