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  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...
  • Continental Resources announces two-for-one stock split

    (Reuters) - Continental Resources Inc, one of the largest oil producers in North Dakota's Bakken shale formation, announced a two-for-one stock split on Monday. The company, whose shares have risen 58 percent in the past year, plans to split its stock...
  • Canada on mission to map Arctic, lay claim to broader boundaries

    Canada on mission to map Arctic, lay claim to broader boundaries
    Canada has dispatched two icebreakers to map the Arctic seabed beneath the North Pole to support a bid to extend the country's maritime territory deeper into the waterways at the top of the world. A preliminary submission to the United Nations...
  • Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future

    Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future
    As a series of policy meetings kicks off Monday in Chicago to begin hashing out a plan to cut carbon emissions in Illinois, Chicago-based Exelon is busy pulling political strings to ensure it is rewarded financially for its nuclear power plants, which...
  • Motoring Q&A: Wrong size tire certainly not OK

    Q: My co-worker had a flat left front tire on her 2002 Jeep Liberty. She had no spare, and the service station didn't have her size. They sold her a bigger tire than the other three. I told her she would have handling issues, mileage would be affected and...
  • Illinois coal plant owners say they've done their part

     Illinois coal plant owners say they've done their part
    Owners of coal- and natural gas-fired power plants in Illinois told regulators Monday that they should look to other generators to reduce the state's carbon footprint. "A more cost-effective approach for Illinois is likely to include the voluntary...
  • King, eh? Should Norway abdicate its royalty?

    OSLO, Norway Norway's Crown Prince Haakon shocked and disappointed his nation this summer when he announced plans to take his youngest prince and princess out of public schools and send them to private ones in the coming school year. In egalitarian...
  • Texas company helps energy giants keep track of equipment

    Keeping track of billions of dollars of equipment that's constantly on the move is one of the oil and gas industry's toughest challenges. Time is always money. But it's a fortune when it's downtime in the oilfield or offshore. "Frac tanks, generators...
  • Social media with a message

    ATLANTA In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before...
  • Seattle teens dive into underwater robotics competition

    Seattle teens dive into underwater robotics competition
    In the McConnaughey house, on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, a robot sits as a centerpiece on the dining-room table. Three teenage girls question whether their creation will be ready for its next challenge. Snacking on guacamole and chips, Hannah,...
  • Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. It already seems like...