Last weekend, an ExxonMobil pipeline spilled about 1000 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana. For those in the Midwest, it’s a reminder of last summer’s bigger pipeline break in Michigan.
Drivers around Chicago are paying some of the highest prices for gasoline in the country. AAA estimates the average price per gallon around Chicago is $4.11.Tom Kloza is with the Oil Price Information Service.
As any one who has pulled up to a gas pump knows, the unrest in the Middle East has translated to a rise in fuel prices. There are worries that an extended price hike could kick-start another global recession.