A customers opens the fuel door on his pickup truck before pumping at a gas station Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Pembroke, Mass. With OPEC unwilling to cut back on production, low oil prices seem almost guaranteed for at least the next few months. That’s good news for U.S. motorists and industries but bad news for states and countries that have seen their budgets busted as fuel tax collections have declined.
A customers opens the fuel door on his pickup truck before pumping at a gas station Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Pembroke, Mass. With OPEC unwilling to cut back on production, low oil prices seem almost guaranteed for at least the next few months. That’s good news for U.S. motorists and industries but bad news for states and countries that have seen their budgets busted as fuel tax collections have declined. Stephan Savoia Associated Press
A customers opens the fuel door on his pickup truck before pumping at a gas station Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Pembroke, Mass. With OPEC unwilling to cut back on production, low oil prices seem almost guaranteed for at least the next few months. That’s good news for U.S. motorists and industries but bad news for states and countries that have seen their budgets busted as fuel tax collections have declined. Stephan Savoia Associated Press

Cheaper oil buoys consumers, hammers producers

December 07, 2015 04:35 PM

UPDATED December 07, 2015 06:12 PM

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