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Despite Big Fuel Savings, Airlines Don't Expect Lower Fares
Flying

Despite Big Fuel Savings, Airlines Don't Expect Lower Fares

Carriers in the U.S. said they will save millions of dollars in fuel costs, but won't be passing that savings along to passengers.
Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate
Legal Issues

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate

The massive project -- which could have benefited businesses large and small and created thousands of jobs -- faced mounting opposition from environmentalists and politicians.
Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Runs 200 Oil Change Shops
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Runs 200 Oil Change Shops

Don Smith owns Valvoline franchises from coast to coast, with locations in 12 states with more than 1,000 employees.
Kate Taylor
The Priciest Rents in the U.S. Are Somewhere You've Probably Never Heard Of
Technology

The Priciest Rents in the U.S. Are Somewhere You've Probably Never Heard Of

A recent study revealed that a small, oil boom town in North Dakota fetches rents that are, on average, $2,400 for a one-bedroom apartment.
Geoff Weiss
Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?
Technology

Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?

A consortium of sustainability researchers sponsored by Boeing, Honeywell and Etihad Airways has conducted promising research on shrub-like plants that could give the airline industry, among others, an alternative to oil.
Geoff Weiss
U.S. Becoming 'Refiner to the World' on Strong Diesel Demand
Starting a Business

U.S. Becoming 'Refiner to the World' on Strong Diesel Demand

U.S. refineries are expanding their export terminals to keep up with strong demand for diesel and jet fuel.
Patti Domm