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July 1, 2008 - National average gas prices, July 1 2007: $2.97/gallon National average gas prices, July 1 2008: $4.09/gallon Source: AAA Fuel Gauge Report

Big Oil -- on the defensive?

November 9, 2005 - The Senate hearings on soaring corporate oil profits are now underway, and -- in what may be a first for the energy industry during this administration -- Reuters reports that they are on the defensive:


September 1, 2005 - By R. Neal People around the South and the rest of America are starting to feel a ripple effect from the Gulf Coast disaster. Increasing gas prices, impending shutdown of commercial air travel for lack of jet fuel, long lines at gas stations, and even some price gouging have gotten people's attention.

Gas Prices Are Hell -- Unless You're Exxon

July 29, 2005 - Oil companies will tell you that they're jacking up prices because of tightening supplies. But when it comes time to announce quarterly earnings, they can't stop themselves from revealing the truth and boasting about the billions in profits they're raking in: