Tag Archive | "oil prices"

Gasoline likely to stay below $4 this summer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Drivers have something worth honking their horns over: Summer gasoline prices likely will remain below $4 a gallon, a Purdue University agricultural economist says. Market conditions that caused oil prices to shoot past $110 a barrel have improved in recent weeks, pushing oil back under $100 a barrel, said Wally Tyner, […]

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Book explores ramifications of “Life Without Oil”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In Steve Hallett’s new book “Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future,” the Purdue University plant scientist tackles the world’s energy problems from a different perspective – that of an ecologist. Hallett, an associate professor in Purdue’s Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, argues that energy […]

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Businesses expected to take action in wake of higher fuel costs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Oil prices spiraling to a record $119 a barrel will spur businesses to compensate for higher operating costs, says a Purdue University economist. Businesses will consider ways to cut fuel and energy consumption, along with lowering delivery costs, says Gerald J. Lynch, a professor in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management. Some […]

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