Train Hauling Crude Oil Derails In East Chicago, Indiana A train carrying crude oil derailed along a freight line in East Chicago, Indiana late Wednesday.
Mayors Call For Improved Safety Measures For Oil TrainsFederal railroad officials got an earful Wednesday from the mayors of several Chicago area towns that have been affected by a growing number of increasingly long trains hauling crude oil and other volatile materials.
Is Ethanol Better Than Gasoline?Crude oil prices are down, and that should be good news for drivers. But the problem is, many drivers aren't seeing prices at the gas pump fall that much.
Crisis In Libya Sends Gas Prices Even HigherThe chaos in Libya has caused oil prices to skyrocket. The average price of gas in Chicago on Wednesday was $3.39 a gallon. In Illinois, the average was $3.30.