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Why Californians Paid Big at the Pump

Hurricane on the West Coast? Gas Price Volatility. Hurricanes only happen on the East Coast or in Gulf states, right?  Think again.  A combination of refinery outages and tainted fuel in the pipeline caused a massive shortage of refined fuel in California this month that sent prices at the pump to their highest level in …

Are We Running Out of Oil?

This is a debate and discussion that have surrounded the petroleum industry ever since the industrial power of oil emerged in the mid-1800s. Now to be clear, what follows is not a political stance or propaganda from some oil company. It is simply educational. If we as an industry are more educated, then we can have …