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Retail gasoline prices up 3 cents in Texas, nationwide

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COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide are up 3 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump across the state was $2.15 per gallon. The nationwide average reached $2.36 per gallon. Drivers in Amarillo have the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at $2.03 per gallon. The association survey ...

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Retail gasoline prices across Texas average $2.07 per gallon

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices have spiked across Texas this week going into the Memorial Day weekend to an average of $2.07 per gallon, seven cents more than last week’s average. AAA Texas on Tuesday reported the nationwide price at the pump also rose 6 cents this week to average $2.29 per gallon. The association survey found that ...

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Top Eagle Ford news stories: May 6-13

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Recap the top Eagle Ford news stories that graced our pages this week. Layoffs and legal struggles earned the top two spots in this week’s list. 5. Colorado bracing to repay millions in energy taxes DENVER (AP) — Colorado will have to cough up hundreds of millions in tax refunds to energy companies over the next couple years. And state ...

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Average gasoline prices in Texas slip a penny below $2 a gallon

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COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas have retreated slightly from the $2 per gallon mark reached last week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported prices at the pump slipped a penny this week statewide to $1.99 per gallon. Retail gasoline prices nationwide dropped 2 cents to an average $2.20 per gallon. El Paso continues to have the most ...

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Storms bring hail, strong winds, small tornadoes to Plains

Storms bring hail, strong winds, small tornadoes to Plains

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunderstorms bearing hail as big as grapefruit and winds approaching hurricane strength lashed portions of the Great Plains on Tuesday, but arrived without the destructive tornadoes that many had worried about for days. A rope tornado brushed fields south of Wichita, Kansas, and another small twister touched down in southwestern Indiana. As the sun went down ...

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ExxonMobil loses AAA credit rating as debt increases

ExxonMobil loses AAA credit rating as debt increases

Standard & Poor stripped ExxonMobil of its AAA credit rating due to a plunge in oil prices and weak forecast. The Texas-based company was downgraded to an AA+ credit rating. The ratings agency cited “low commodity prices, high reinvestment requirements, and large dividend payments.” The decision comes as Exxon’s debt has increased substantially. “The company’s debt level has more than ...

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Top Eagle Ford news stories: April 15-22

Top Eagle Ford news stories: April 15-22

A deadly explosion devastated a Mexican community and low gasoline prices continue to cause problems in the Gulf states. Scroll down to recap this week’s top Eagle Ford news headlines. 5. ‘Hard choices’ in Texas as oil bust, costly lawsuits collide HOUMA, La. (AP) — It might sound strange, but the penny-pinching folks in Louisiana’s Oil Patch can’t wait for ...

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New Mexico oil field regulators present spill allegations

New Mexico oil field regulators present spill allegations

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico oil field regulators are providing evidence that a Texas-based driller spilled oily salt water repeatedly at waste-water injections sites without properly reporting it, and ignored initial warnings to stop. The New Mexico Oil Conservation Division on Thursday provided testimony, photographs and a video at public hearing to back up allegations that Siana Operating ...

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US wind energy output hit record in ’15, industry group says

US wind energy output hit record in '15, industry group says

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — An industry group says wind energy generated a record 191 megawatt-hours of electricity last year, enough for 17.5 million homes. The American Wind Energy Association said Tuesday that wind produced 4.7 percent of the nation’s electricity in 2015. It says coal generated 33 percent and natural gas slightly less than that. The association released the statistics ...

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Texas, nationwide gasoline prices down 2 cents per gallon

Texas, nationwide gasoline prices down 2 cents per gallon

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Texas and nationwide gasoline prices have declined an average 2 cents per gallon this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide slipped to $1.87 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2.04 per gallon. Dallas has the most expensive gasoline this week in Texas at an average ...

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