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BP settles lawsuit over bad gas

BP settles lawsuit over bad gas

BP has agreed to pay $7 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over bad gas that came from the Whiting Refinery last summer.

July 01, 2013 5:45 pm

Surveyor candidates make more waves

CROWN POINT | The Lake County surveyor and his re-election challenger traded another flurry of accusations.

October 29, 2012 8:30 pm

BP says current gas shipments meet standards

BP said all gasoline shipped from its Whiting Refinery and its network of storage terminals meets quality specifications and is authorized for sale, according to a news release issued Monday.

August 27, 2012 7:30 pm

Hammond woman says gas damaged car prior to recall

Seretha Harvey, of Hammond, thought she was having tough luck with her vehicle when it started to "act funny" in early July.

August 25, 2012 7:00 pm

Class-action lawsuit threatened in BP gas recall

Law firms in Indianapolis and Merrillville plan on working together to file a lawsuit against BP on behalf of people whose vehicles sustained damage prior to BP's recall of gasoline sent to at least three states.

August 23, 2012 9:00 pm

Gas price hike follows rise in crude futures

After enjoying a few weeks of gas price declines, unsuspecting customers received sticker shock at local gas stations prior to the Independence Day holiday.

July 03, 2012 11:30 am
Pain at the pump: Residents wonder why NWI gas is highest in state

Pain at the pump: Residents wonder why NWI gas is highest in state

Barbara Kotas can remember when a night on the town cost her 50 cents a gallon in gasoline.

May 12, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Fuel price runup nothing new as consumers deal with 40-cent jump

SCHERERVILLE | A 40-cent jump in retail gasoline prices within the last month is drawing ire among many Northwest Indiana residents.

February 28, 2012 7:00 pm

Sharp gas price runup unlikely, research firm says

Anemic domestic gasoline demand and historically large fuel stocks are among the factors that will keep retail fuel prices this year below 2011 levels, according to two industry forecasts.

February 07, 2012 5:00 pm
Pump prices to pressure consumers' wallets

Pump prices to pressure consumers' wallets

Geopolitical tensions and strengthening global demand for energy will make retail fuel prices volatile in 2012, says one industry observer group. GasBuddy.com said the median price nationally for regular gas will approach $4 in May.

January 20, 2012 5:30 am
Pump prices to pressure consumers' wallets

Pump prices to pressure consumers' wallets

Geopolitical tensions and strengthening global demand for energy will make retail fuel prices extremely volatile in 2012, one petroleum industry observer group said Tuesday.

January 18, 2012 12:00 am
Early stocking stuffer: Cheap gas

Early stocking stuffer: Cheap gas

Motorists in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area are able to put a little bit extra in their stockings this holiday season as a result of a decline in fuel prices. Many stations around Northwest Indiana in recent days sold fuel that cost less than $3 a gallon.

December 19, 2011 3:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Gas prices driving higher demand for mass transit

GUEST COMMENTARY: Gas prices driving higher demand for mass transit

Lately there has been lots of discussion on gasoline prices: sharp increases of 25 to 30 cents per gallon overnight, price gouging, price setting and all of the other rhetoric on volatility, availability, opening U.S. reserves, etc.

April 17, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Ethanol one of the fuels of the future

Clean Cities is a U.S. Department of Energy partnership with industry designed to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector. It advances the use of alternative fuels and vehicles, idle reduction technologies, hybrid electric vehicles, fuel blends and fuel economy.

January 15, 2011 12:00 am
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