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Downstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Hurricane Ike Leads to Higher Gas Prices

     
    As Hurricane Ike sets its eyes on Houston, the Gulf oil industry is shutting down for the second time in a month as it braces for the storm. The hurricane has spurred some Houston-area gas stations to tack a surplus......
  • Cars.com Spots New Chevy Camaro

     
    Senior editor Joe Wiesenfelder was getting lost on his way back to Chicago from Detroit when he spotted this bright blue 2010 Chevy Camaro RS at a gas station, months before it officially goes on sale. ???It actually looked really......
  • Eliot's latest: Smart meters, 21st Century gas stations

     
    Eliot Spitzer, in his latest column at Slate, anticipates that Obama's recovery plan will misdirect money to old infrastructure, and won't involve enough to really turn around the economy. He argues for investments in "smart meters" that will facilitate...
  • Foods you love to hate

     
    Guest poster John Lindner, master of the shallow thought, is back! His post needs no further introduction. EL......
  • California Faces Gas Station Headache

     
    More than 60% of California???s 11,000 gas stations have missed the deadline for installing toxic-vapor scrubbers for their pumps and will be subject to fines and perhaps even closure. Lawmakers are scrambling to extend the deadline or pass legislation...
  • 10 Tips Gas Stations Don't Want You to Know

     
    MSN Money compiled a list of 10 things that could potentially save you money next time you go to the gas station. It turns out that gas stations, oil companies, credit card companies and a host of others may not......
  • Suburban Dad Vacation: Hidden Gems, Nasty Surprises

     
    Not every feature was readily apparent on the Sprinter. Here are some gems and surprises we uncovered on our trip. Hidden gem: For this trip, we bought a converter to plug into a 12-volt outlet that gave us a household......
  • BP to Install EV Charging Ports

     
    BP Products of North America plans to install 45 quick-charging ports for electric cars at its existing gas stations by the end of March 2011. The direct current fast-charging systems (480-volt, three-phase alternating current input) that BP will be...
  • Hyundai BlueLink: An OnStar Rival and More

     
    While OnStar announced its service will become available in competing vehicles, Hyundai announced today that it will offer a similar service for its owners, called BlueLink. BlueLink covers more than just OnStar-like services ??? unlocking doors, crash...
  • Two Cars Stolen From Same Couple, Same Week

     
    It was a bad week for a couple in Ypsilanti, Mich., when car thieves managed to steal both of their vehicles in the same week. Although you???re probably going to have less sympathy for them after learning what happened. While......
  • Billy Carter's gas-station: Historic site

     
    by Mark Silva Fill 'er up, with Blly Beer. There's been a certain climate change since Jimmy Carter came to Washington as president, leaving behind a younger brother Billy and a dispensary of hometown wisdom at his gas station in......