Stories by Jonathan Fahey

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Gas prices falling

Pump price to fall below $3 in many states due to lower oil prices, typical autumn slide.
By Jonathan Fahey

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Businesses press for policy changes to help climate

Ahead of United Nations summit on climate change, businesses and investors are pressing for market-based solutions.
By Jonathan Fahey

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Electrolux to buy GE Appliances in $3.3B deal

Electrolux to buy appliance division of General Electric in $3.3 billion deal.
By Jonathan Fahey

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Wind and solar farms stirring up portfolios

NEW YORK - Energy companies are wrapping renewable energy projects and other power-related assets that generate steady cash to attract investors hunting for dividends.
By Jonathan Fahey

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

SolarCity to acquire solar panel maker

Elon Musk, the chairman of the solar installer SolarCity, announced Tuesday that the company would acquire a solar panel maker and build factories bigger than those that make panels.
By Jonathan Fahey

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Scant relief: Summer gas price to dip 1 cent

Energy Department forecasts slightly lower gasoline prices for the summer and year.
By Jonathan Fahey

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Higher gasoline prices are on the way

NEW YORK - The price of gasoline held steady into early February, but an increase is almost inevitable this time of year.
By Jonathan Fahey

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

US oil companies call for changes in US law on crude exports

NEW YORK - American oil companies have not been allowed to export crude for 40 years, but the industry wants to change that, even though the U.S. still consumes far more oil than it produces.
By Jonathan Fahey

Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

Oil prices might fall on easing tensions with Iran

NEW YORK - Oil prices could be headed lower after the preliminary nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, even though it does not allow Iran to export more oil.
By Jonathan Fahey

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Tips to keep your heating bill lower

After two years of flat or lower fuel prices, many residents will pay sharply more to heat their homes this winter, according to government forecasts.
By Jonathan Fahey

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Utilities want solar customers to pay fair share

ATLANTA - Sunlight is free, but if you use it to make electricity your power company wants you to pay. Utilities in many states say solar-friendly rate plans, conceived to promote alternative ...
By Jonathan Fahey

Friday, Aug 16, 2013

Electric companies offer more plans

Some power companies offer more customized plans, but consumers should be careful - they could end up paying more.
By Jonathan Fahey

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Oil prices rise with demand

NEW YORK - The price of oil has shot up $11 a barrel in two weeks on rising demand in the U.S. and political upheaval in the Middle East. Gas prices are about to follow.
By Jonathan Fahey

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Gasoline prices begin summer slide

NEW YORK - Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation spots for the Fourth of July.
By Jonathan Fahey

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

US boom transforming global oil trade

The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but gone, U.S. dependence on Middle Eastern oil will continue to dwindle, and oil will increasingly flow to the developing economies of Asia, according ...
By Jonathan Fahey

Monday, April 22, 2013

Oil's decline feeds drop in gas prices

Over the past three weeks, the price of oil has fallen by 9 percent to $88 a barrel. That has helped extend a slide in gasoline prices that began in late February.
By Jonathan Fahey

Thursday, March 21, 2013

High gas prices defy US oil boom

U.S. drivers are competing with drivers worldwide for every gallon of gasoline. As the developing economies of Asia and Latin America expand, their energy consumption is rising, which puts ...
By Jonathan Fahey

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

Average US gasoline prices up 13 cents

The average U.S. retail price rose 13 cents over the past two weeks to $3.42 per gallon, and within a few days it will likely set a record for this time of year.
By Jonathan Fahey

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Gas could get cheaper in 2013

Forecasters say ample oil supplies and weak U.S. demand will keep a lid on gasoline prices. The lows will be lower and the highs won't be so high compared with a year ago.
By Jonathan Fahey

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

US soon could be world's top oil producer

Driven by high prices and new drilling methods, U.S. production of crude and other liquid hydrocarbons is on track to rise 7 percent this year.
By Jonathan Fahey
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