Stories tagged: gasoline
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 3 p.m.
Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040
Britain will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline starting in 2040 as part of a sweeping plan to tackle air pollution that experts say …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Transportation package would increase gas taxes, fees
A proposed 10-year, $8.2 billion transportation infrastructure bill for Oregon has been unveiled.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Oregon self-service gas bill heads to governor’s desk
Pumping your own gas – anytime day or night – may soon be an option in nearly half of Oregon’s 36 counties.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Gas prices will rise this summer but should remain low
The U.S. government says a rebound in oil prices means drivers will be paying more at the pump this summer than last year. But that will still be a bargain …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
Rising oil prices not expected to drastically hurt U.S. consumers
OPEC’s decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
After sanctions, Iran signs preliminary oil deal with Total
Iran has signed a preliminary $4.8 billion agreement with the French oil company Total – Tehran’s first such deal after the nuclear accord with world powers removed international sanctions that …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Gasoline pipeline blast could raise pump prices in Southeast
A fatal explosion has shut down a pipeline supplying gasoline to millions of people across the Southeast – the second accident and shutdown in two months – raising the specter …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Fuel-economy rules threaten 1 million-plus U.S. jobs, study says
More than 1.1 million U.S. workers would lose their jobs because of tougher fuel-economy regulations coming next decade if prices at the gasoline pump remain low in America, a new …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
Premium gas provides no benefit to cars that use regular, AAA study finds
Research by AAA has found that motorists wasted $2.1 billion in 2015 buying premium gasoline for cars that don’t require it.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Low gas prices saved average household about $1,300, Fed chair says
About $1,300 – that’s how much the average household has saved since mid-2014 thanks to the fall in gasoline prices, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday.
Sun., May 22, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
U.S. gas prices jump by 5 cents over two weeks
The average price of gasoline has jumped by a nickel over the past two weeks to $2.32 a gallon for regular grade.
Sat., March 19, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Auto club suspects gas gouging
From our archives, 100 years ago The auto was still relatively new, but people in Spokane already were concerned about gas gouging.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2012, 3:12 p.m.
Gas falls below $3 a gallon at some stations
The average price of regular gasoline in Spokane is $3.19 a gallon, according to AAA. But some local stations are pumping for as little as $2.99 a gallon, GasBuddy.com reports.
Fri., May 28, 2010, 10:19 a.m.
Gas stations challenge Washington deal with tribes
A statewide coalition of service stations has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Chris Gregoire, the Department of Licensing and the state to challenge fuel tax reimbursement agreements with regional American …
Mon., Jan. 11, 2010, 12:01 p.m.
Gasoline prices zip toward $3 mark
Gasoline prices on Monday continued their push toward $3 per gallon. The only question now is when? Prices have been jumping on the back of a strong oil market where …
Thu., April 23, 2009
Business owner’s woes increase from road project
Gasoline convenience store operator Barnabas Yeo was in trouble even before Spokane Valley began a construction project Monday that obstructed his driveways at the corner of Broadway Avenue and Fancher …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2009
Program would pay to replace gas hogs
WASHINGTON – Congress is mulling a proposal to pay people to get rid of those old gas guzzlers sitting in their driveways. Under legislation introduced Wednesday in both the House …
Tue., Nov. 4, 2008
Gas spills at tank farm
Thousands of gallons of gasoline spilled Monday afternoon from a holding tank at the ExxonMobil fuel storage facility in Spokane Valley. Maintenance workers sheared a small pipe that was part …
Wed., June 14, 1995
Gas Costs Fuel Rise In Consumer Prices
Sluggish sales and a modest rise in inflation last month provide fresh evidence of an economic slowdown that analysts say could lead the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates this …
Tue., April 25, 1995
Truckers Help Fuel Up Area Tribes Refuse To Let Refinery Use Section Of Pipeline On Reservation
1. Yellowstone’s pipeline in the foreground has been blocked by removing a valve. In the background, a tanker truck unloads unleaded gasoline bound for the Spokane-North Idaho market. Photo by …