Deepwater permit count rises to seven

From theind.com Written by: Leslie Turk Thursday, 31 March 2011 Federal regulators Wednesday signed off on a deepwater drilling permit for a new Gulf of Mexico well described in an exploration plan approved last week for Shell Offshore Inc. Shell complied with new safety standards implemented in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion andRead More

The fight for lower gas prices starts at home

One year ago, the average price at the pump for a gallon of gas was $2.80. Today, that figure has climbed above $3.50, with no relief in sight. With family budgets tight and disposable income scarce, an extra 70 cents per gallon can be a significant financial burden. As a result, drivers across the countryRead More