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Addicted to oil: US gasoline consumption is higher than ever
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It's hard to make predictions. Still, in retrospect, it seems clear that the years of the Great Recession were highly unusual
Cheap Oil Is Taking A Major Toll On Pirates
Alexander C. Kaufman
Low prices are making oil tanker heists off Africa's western coast not worth the risk.
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How Cheap Oil Handicaps Nigeria's Fight Against Boko Haram
The crisis for Africa's biggest economy "could not have come at a worse time."
Can the Middle East End Its Addiction to Cheap Oil?
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The lower cost in global fuel prices can provide a unique avenue for countries to carry out energy subsidy reforms and develop energy efficiency programs with a much smaller negative effects on the population than otherwise.
60 Years of Middle-East Meddling
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
The whole Arab Spring movement has woken America up to the fact that we've been propping up some pretty brutal leaders for a long, long time. Which leads us to the uncomfortable position of not having a clear ideological position.
Gas Prices Soar: What Are You Cutting Back On?
Violence in Libya shows no signs of slowing, and that's causing oil prices to continue their steady climb, at one point hitting
Obama's Fiscal Stimulus No Substitute for Cheap Oil
Former Chief Economist, CIBC World Markets
Feed the US economy cheap oil, and you'll see robust growth rates and a drop in the jobless rate to four-decade lows -- no matter who's in the White House. But throw in $147-per-barrel oil, and the US economy stops dead in its tracks.
Pioneers of the New Normal
Sarah van Gelder
Co-Founder and Editor at Large, YES! Magazine
Which Is Worse For Green Energy? Cheap Oil Or Financial Crisis
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Oil prices plummeted again Thursday, falling under $70 a barrel for the first time in more than a year. That kicked OPEC
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