Biden, Chevron chief trade sharp words over gas prices

By Josh Boak in Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — In a pointed back and forth, the head of Chevron complained Tuesday that President Joe Biden has vilified energy firms at a time when gasoline prices are at near record levels and the president responded that...

How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

By Daniel Niemann, Paola Corona, Jade Le Deley And Hau Dinh in Cologne COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — At a gas station near the Cologne, Germany, airport, Bernd Mueller watches the digits quickly climb on the pump: 22 euros ($23), 23 euros, 24 euros. The numbers showing how...

Germany to limit use of gas for electricity production

FILE – Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, takes part in the East German Economic Forum (OWF) in Bad Saarow, Germany, Monday, June 13, 2022. Habeck is stepping up an appeal for the country’s residents to save energy...

Russia reduces natural gas through European pipeline again

BERLIN (AP) — Russia’s Gazprom announced a reduction in natural gas flows through a key European pipeline for the second day in a row on Wednesday, hours after Germany’s vice chancellor said its initial move appeared to be political rather than a result of...

Biden tells oil refiners: Produce more gas, fewer profits

By Josh Boak And Cathy Bussewitz President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on U.S. oil refiners to produce more gasoline and diesel, saying their profits have tripled during a time of war between Russia and Ukraine as Americans struggle with record high prices at the...