Company Gets Waiver To Maintain Propane SuppliesThe Army Corp of Engineers has granted a waiver allowing a Benson petroleum company to move forward with a project designed to speed up a propane-infrastructure project. The waiver on behalf of Dooley Petroleum was requested by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson
Minn. Sues BP For $25M For Cleanup Of Leaky TanksThe state of Minnesota is suing British Petroleum for $25 million, alleging the company double dipped when it sought state funds on top of insurance payments to clean up contamination from leaking petroleum storage tanks. The Department of Commerce and Minnesota's Petrofund Board filed the suit Monday. It alleges that from 1988 to 2012, BP received hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance claims to clean up polluted properties statewide.
The Rise Of Gas Prices And Its EffectsHow about paying $4 a gallon for gas? Some experts say it will happen soon, and we won’t be paying more just at the gas station.
Oil Reserves Tapped To Cover World ShortageThe Obama administration has decided to release 30 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Gas Prices Rising And It Will Get Worse -- But By How Much?Drivers likely noticed it on their way home from work Thursday night. Gas jumped to $3.49 a gallon all over the Twin Cities. Just Wednesday, a gallon of regular unleaded cost $3.29.
Gas Prices Jump In Twin CitiesDrivers around the metro most likely noticed it on the drive to work: the price of gas in the Twin Cities just jumped. And experts say drivers should fill up now to avoid paying even more.