Oil Prices

Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.


Gas Prices

Gas Prices Well Above $4 At Some Chicago Stations

This week’s spike in crude oil prices is catching up to Chicago area drivers, with prices at the pump suddenly soaring about 20 cents a gallon to an average of $3.74.

WBBM Newsradio–02/23/2012

Gas Prices

Tensions In Iran Jacking Up Oil, Gas Prices Everywhere

Oil prices are spiking after Iran cut off exports to Britain and France and threatened to expand the embargo to other European countries, and that means gas prices are skyrocketing too.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

Gasoline is well over $4 a gallon in Chicago. (CBS)

Chicago Once Again Has Nation’s Highest Gas Prices

With prices creeping up, Chicago once again has the distinction of having the most expensive gas in the country.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Plummeting Across Chicago Area

After months of sticker shock and pain at the pump, drivers are finally getting a little relief.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Gas Prices

Expert: Strategic Oil Reserve Release Should Cut Gas Prices

Just as prices already were falling, governments around the world are making a move to bring down the cost of oil even faster.

WBBM Newsradio–06/23/2011

Clark And LaSalle BP Station

Gas Prices Starting To Drop At Last

It has taken a while, but gas prices slowly but surely are starting to trickle down.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Climbing Toward $5 Per Gallon

News at the gas pump has gone from bad to worse, and Chicagoans could be looking at an all-time high sooner than you think.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

Gas Prices

Japan Nuclear Crisis May Drive Up Gas Prices

The crisis in Japan and the ongoing unrest in the Middle East are weighing on the oil market and threatening to further drive up gasoline prices.

WBBM Newsradio–03/17/2011

Gas Pumping

Devastation In Japan Leads To Drop In Gas Prices

Gas prices are still hovering around $4 per gallon in Chicago, but the disaster in Japan could actually bring them down a bit.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011

Gas Prices Monday

Second Biggest Jump Ever In Gas Prices

Gas prices have soared 33 cents per gallon in the last two weeks alone – the second biggest jump ever recorded.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2011

Gas Prices

UPDATED: Retail Sales Up, But Gas Prices May Ruin It

New numbers show retail sales are rising, but with soaring gas prices, the gains might be short-lived.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

Gas Prices

Crisis In Egypt Could Affect Gas Prices

The growing instability roiling the Middle East could drive up the price of gas in this country, a Chicago energy expert says.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2011

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Highest Ever For Time Of Year

Gasoline prices in Illinois are the highest they’ve ever been for this time of year, with no relief in sight.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

Gas Prices

Gas Prices On The Rise In Chicago

Gas prices are leaving consumers less than thrilled right now. They’re going up.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010