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Gas prices continue downward trend

Gas prices in Virginia continue to drop, at an average of $2.30 per gallon for regular unleaded, down five cents a gallon frmo a week ago.


AAA: What’s up with falling gas prices?

Gas prices continue to dip across most of the country, including the Mid-Atlantic region. The average gas price in Virginia on Sunday morning was $2.35 per gallon, down 88 cents per gallon from a year ago.


AAA: Gas prices down for the past three weeks, signaling trend?

Gas prices nationally have dropped for 18 days in a row, which is the longest consecutive decline since January. Sunday’s national average price of $2.65 per gallon marked a seven cent per gallon drop in the past week and a12 cent drop since the same time last month. Many drivers are saving 86 cents per gallon at the pump compared to a year ago.


AAA: Lowest summertime gas prices in five years have Americans driving more

Gas prices remain relatively stable as the summer driving season kicks into gear. Travel and gasoline consumption are expected to be higher this summer compared to levels in 2014, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecast earlier this week.


Columbia Gas of Virginia reminds public to pay attention to technicians locating underground utilities

Columbia Gas of Virginia is reminding any person – homeowners, excavators and contractors – to stay safe by calling 811 at least three working days before you begin to dig and pay attention to technicians marking the location of underground utility lines.

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Independence Day gas prices expected to be lowest in five years

After reaching a new high for 2015 last week ($2.80), average gas prices have dropped slightly to $2.78 per gallon Friday. This price is four cents higher than one month ago, yet remains significantly discounted from this time last year with drivers saving an average of 90 cents per gallon year-over-year.

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AAA: Gas prices about to drop soon?

There is a good chance that average U.S. gas prices will drop soon due to stabilizing crude oil costs and as refineries complete seasonal maintenance, which would result in the cheapest summertime gas prices since 2009.

AAA: Gas prices reach 2015 high

Gas prices reached their highest level of the year on Memorial Day ($2.74), rising 41 of 44 days (through Friday). But despite the overall trend of rising gas prices, consumers paid the lowest prices at the pump for Memorial Day since 2010.

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AAA: Gas price increases slow in time for Memorial Day

The unofficial start of summer is here, and gas prices are at their lowest point at the Memorial Day holiday in five years.

AAA: Gas prices continue to climb as Memorial Day weekend approaches

Gas prices continue to climb, with the busy Memorial Day weekend just one week away. The national average price of gasoline (through Friday) had increased for 29 of the previous 32 days to $2.69 per gallon. Drivers are paying three cents more per gallon than one week ago and 30 cents more per gallon than one month ago.

AAA: Gas prices climb to 2015 high

Average gas prices have moved higher for 23 consecutive days (up 27 cents per gallon), due to higher crude oil costs and a number of refinery issues. Friday’s national average gas price of $2.66 per gallon represents the most expensive average price of the year.


AAA: Gas prices climb 17 cents in last two weeks

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline climbed above $2.50 per gallon on April 24 for the first time in more than four months.


AAA: Gas prices up sharply in last week

Gas prices have leaped by double digits in Virginia, climbing 14 cents within the week and 16 cents over the last month, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.


AAA: Gas prices inch up, crude oil at 2015 high

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has inched up in recent days, as global crude oil prices rebounded to a new 2015 high.


AAA: Gas prices could drop in time for summer

The price at the gas pump continues to reflect seasonality as refineries complete scheduled maintenance and prepare for the summer driving season.


PGC Report: U.S. natural gas resources at record levels, up 5 percent

The American Gas Association (AGA), in coordination with the Potential Gas Committee (PGC), today released the PGC’s year-end 2014 biennial report: Potential Supply of Natural Gas in the United States.

Calling 811 before you dig protects the public and you

Every digging job requires a call to 811. The failure to call 811 and have all underground utilities located is the number one risk to public and personal safety for Columbia Gas of Virginia.


AAA: Gas prices headed back up?

March gas prices came in like a lion, trending upward before breaking a 40-day upswing, and look to be heading out the same way, as crude oil prices surge above $50 per barrel this week after dropping to six-year lows last week.


AAA: Gas prices continue to level off

Prices at the gas pump continue to level off following a 40-day upswing that ended on March 8. The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline was $2.43 Friday, down a penny on the week.


AAA: Gas price rise finally slows?

The national average price of regular unleaded gas fell last weekend after rising for 40 consecutive days, which was the longest streak of daily increases since 2011.


AAA: End to rising gas prices in sight?

Gas prices across the country have seen significant jumps in the past few weeks, primarily due to refinery outages and issues.


Columbia Gas customers outraged over proposed 32% rate increase

Columbia Gas of Virginia industrial customers have seen their bills increase substantially since a new rate was put in place on their October 2014 bill, subject to any refunds.


AAA: Gas prices continue monthlong climb

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased for 31 consecutive days (through Friday) for a total of 34 cents per gallon, which is the longest streak of rising prices since last spring.


AAA: Gas prices rise for the fourth straight week

After a four-month drop, gas prices have been on the rise for nearly four weeks since January 27. Friday’s national average price of $2.28 per gallon is four cents more than one week ago and 23 cents more than one month ago.


Back to reality: Gas prices up double digits

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased every day for nearly three weeks for a total of 20 cents per gallon. Gas prices had previously dropped for a record 123 consecutive days before beginning to rise again on January 27.

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AAA: Gas prices up 12 cents a gallon nationally in past week

The 100-plus days of plummeting gas prices across the country have come to an end. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has reversed course, jumping to $2.17 per gallon Friday, up 12 cents in the past week.

Bob Goodlatte: It’s time for Congress to end the ethanol mandate

Some have called it a “well-intentioned flop” while others say it’s an anti-competitive government mandate, but whatever you call the ethanol mandate, or Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), it’s clear this policy has caused many negative consequences for American consumers.


AAA: Sub-$2 a gallon gas prices may be history

Gas prices leaped double digits across the country within a week. The average national retail price jumped 11 cents from $2.04 per gallon on January 29, 2015 to $2.15 per gallon today.

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Refinery updates pushing gas prices upward

After falling for a record 123 consecutive days, for a total savings of $1.31 per gallon, gas prices have changed direction. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline ticked upward to $2.05 per gallon Friday, up a penny from the previous week.


AAA: Gas price near $2 a gallon national average

U.S. motorists are paying the lowest average gas price since April 2009, and the national average is likely to slide below $2 per gallon before the end of the month.

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Is there any end to gas price drop in sight?

U.S. motorists are paying an average price at the gas pump Friday ($2.08 per gallon) that is nearly 44 percent lower than the 2014 peak of $3.70 reached on April 28.

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Tim Kaine: Keystone pipeline would take U.S. in wrong direction

In remarks on the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine reiterated his opposition to legislation that would mandate approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.