Refinery issues cause Oklahoma gasoline prices to rise

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Gasoline prices have jumped up a bit in Oklahoma, likely because of issues that have slowed production at four refineries in the region.

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  • Refinery issues cause Oklahoma gasoline prices to rise

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Gasoline prices have jumped up a bit in Oklahoma, likely because of issues that have slowed production at four refineries in the region.

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Energy independence, Part 1: Independence is possible, experts say

Business | Updated: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
The wealth of energy options available in the United States and the rest of North America means the continent could fulfill all of its needs in the coming years, experts say.
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Energy independence, Part 2: More U.S. oil production may limit price volatility

Business | Published: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
What would energy independence mean for gasoline prices, utility bills, plastics, groceries and other consumer expenses? How would domestic jobs and the potential for a stronger economy affect individuals throughout the country?
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Adam Wilmoth


Energy Editor

Adam Wilmoth returned to The Oklahoman as energy editor in 2012 after working for four years in public relations. He previously spent seven years as a business reporter at The Oklahoman, including five years covering the state's energy sector.

Wilmoth holds a master's degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma. He's also a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City's youth program, LOYAL -- Linking Oklahoma City's Young Adult Leaders.

Jay F. Marks


Energy Reporter

Jay F. Marks has been covering Oklahoma news since graduating from Oklahoma State University in 1996. He worked in Sulphur and Enid before joining The Oklahoman in 2005. Marks has been covering the energy industry since 2009.

Paul Monies


Energy Reporter

Paul Monies is an energy reporter for The Oklahoman. He has worked at newspapers in Texas and Missouri and most recently was a data journalist for USA Today in the Washington D.C. area. Monies also spent nine years as a business reporter and database editor for The Oklahoman. He is a native of Scotland who graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, and has a master’s degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.