Ouch

Gas Prices Inch Closer to $5 Per Gallon in Sarasota-Manatee

Plus, inflation is increasing at the fastest rate since 1979, according to new data.

06/13/2022 By Staff

Pain at the Pump

High Gas Prices Are Hitting Local Residents and Businesses Hard

Five dollars a gallon is becoming "a very real possibility" this summer, according to new data from AAA.

06/06/2022 By Megan McDonald

Oil and Gas

AAA: Gas Prices Are Down 6 Cents From Last Week

Pump prices remain 93 cents per gallon more than the 2022 low and 1.93 per gallon more than the lowest price in 2021.

03/28/2022 By Staff

Oil and Gas

U.S. Gas Prices Climb to Record-High Price of $4.17 Per Gallon

The U.S. price of oil surged 26 percent last week.

03/08/2022 By Staff

Fuel

AAA: Russia-Ukraine War Is Causing Gas Prices to Surge

Prices in Florida are $3.57 a gallon. According to a survey, that's within the price range that 54 percent of drivers would change their driving behaviors.

03/03/2022 By Staff

Sound Off

Is Biden Worse on Climate Change than Trump?

Biden has just approved the largest number of Gulf drilling leases in history.

11/29/2021 By Isaac Eger

Transportation

AAA: Gas Prices Stabilize After Hitting 2021 High

Florida's average gas price is now $3.31 per gallon.

10/25/2021 By Staff

Oil and Gas

Florida Gas Prices Slip from Multi-Year Highs

The state average is now $3.07 per gallon.

09/27/2021 By Staff

Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 10 Cents Last Week

The cost to fill an average-sized 15-gallon tank of gas is now $46.50.

09/20/2021 By Staff

Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 8 Cents after Hurricane Ida

Prices at the pump are now averaging $3.02 per gallon in Florida.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Hurricanes

AAA: Hurricane Ida to Cause Gas Price Hikes

The extent of the increase will depend on the damage to the Gulf Coast supply chain.

08/30/2021 By Staff

Fuel

Gas Prices Are Rising

For the first time since 2014, Florida gas prices are above $3 per gallon (and it's not due to Hurricane Elsa).

07/06/2021 By Staff

Oily Business

Ten Years After Deepwater Horizon, the Possibility of Offshore Oil Drilling in the Gulf Has Resurfaced

The eastern Gulf is considered a "golden trophy" for the oil industry.

08/31/2020 By Craig Pittman

Instant hit

A Sarasota Gas Station Boasts a Surprisingly Impressive Selection of Instant Ramen

The North Trail Mobil features a soup spread that will put your grocery store to shame.

06/05/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Environment

New Study Shows Impact of Oil Exposure on Gulf Fish

Mote Marine Laboratory scientists recently presented research showing that flounder exposed to oiled sediment showed evidence of stress and DNA damage.

02/22/2019 By Staff

10 Bucks Or Less

Tamiami Tacos Offers Budget-Friendly Mexican Food Inside an Exxon Station

This tiny four-table restaurant serves both drivers cruising by on 41 and boaters puttering along on nearby Bowlees Creek.

08/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Construction

New Wawa Coming to Clark Road

Gates Construction recently began site development for a new Wawa gas station and convenience store.

01/12/2018 By staff

Politics

Trump Administration Reverses Course on Florida Offshore Drilling

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday announced that his department is removing Florida waters from consideration for expanded offshore oil and gas drilling.

01/10/2018 By staff

Energy

Trump Administration Announces Plan to Open Waters to Offshore Drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced on Thursday plans to open almost all of federally controlled waters to offshore oil and gas drilling.

01/04/2018 By staff

New Era

In Sarasota, Dick Cheney Talks Trump, Iraq, Women's March

"I think what we did in Iraq was the right thing to do. I still believe that."

01/23/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker