It is highly unlikely that a mass market push for EVs is possible in the near future. It may be more likely if gas prices rise again in the near future. So considering these things, it is highly unlikely that Chevrolet’s Bolt will add to GM’s unit sales by a significant amount. Show More Summary
Shale gas exploitation in the US has changed the competitiveness landscape for energy intensive industries. Prices are only part of the picture. We propose an indicator – ‘Unit Energy Cost’ – reflecting productivity and the evolution of energy prices per unit consumed. Show More Summary
Raise that thermostat and fire up the SUV: West Texas Intermediate crude is hovering around $45 a barrel, and the Costco near my house is currently vending gasoline for under $2 a gallon. But don't start pricing Hummers just yet, because we don't know how long this will last.
Annoyed at the high price of gas, even at $2? Well you shouldn't be.
Tens of thousands of workers in the energy sector have lost their jobs in the last few months as oil and gas prices tanked. But for most consumers, cheap oil will be a tax break of up to $814 this year by one estimate. During DardenShow More Summary
Why cheap gas can’t kill the electric car Levi M. Tillemann, January 16, 2015 (Washington Post) “From 2010 to 2014, U.S. electric car sales surged from almost nothing to about 120,000 per year. But the haters and doubters persist…[and...Show More Summary
Gasoline prices continue to creep closer to a national average of $2 for a gallon of regular unleaded, a level not seen since March 2009, and one that many thought they might not see again. Related: What Was the Best-Selling...
After declining during the recession, ridership on Charlotte's Lynx Blue Line has returned to levels from the second half of 2008, when gas prices hit record highs.
The UPoR reports that Charlotte light rail ridership is now back to 2008 levels, when high gas prices pushed people to tack the train to work. That may not be that impressive though. As the story notes: However, the train’s seven years have shown that it’s been difficult for CATS to get new riders, even […]
The recent, steep drop in gas prices makes electric cars -- with their higher prices tags -- a tougher sell
"The fall in oil prices, the expected reduction in global oil and gas upstream spending and the projected oversupply of oil rigs has created a challenging environment," Keppel said. The post Singapore’s Keppel Corp 2014 Profit Exceeds Expectations appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
French oil and gas company Total would cut spending on ageing North Sea fields and on US shale production after the recent plunge in oil prices, its chief executive said yesterday. ||| Dmitry Zhdannikov Davos FRENCH oil and gas company...Show More Summary
Prices have dropped every day for 118 consecutive days to levels unseen in years
Not sure how you stick with one topic a day when so much is going on, thus the appeal of commenting on lots of topics. For instance, we find out that President Obama is the reason gas prices are down … if his SOTU is to be believed (yeah, it’s not). The fact that you […]
The main positive from oil's dramatic fall over the last few months is lower gas prices for consumers. The US Energy Information Administration provides weekly averages of gasoline and diesel prices across the country, and those prices...Show More Summary
Gas prices have picked up in 2015 right where they left off in 2014, and so far this year the national average price of a gallon of gas has declined every day. That makes it a total of 118 days where prices at the pump have declined....Show More Summary
Gas prices have fallen to nearly half (or more depending on your starting point) in recent months. Therefore, according to Jevons Paradox, which does indeed appear to exist sans apostrophe, use of gas should have gone up. It did, but only by 1%. So, we are not impressed with Jevons paradox.