Oil Prices

Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.


The August 2012 Chevron Richmond refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Gas Prices Quickly Rise After Richmond Refinery Fire

Wholesale gas prices spiked Tuesday throughout California in the aftermath of fire that shut down Chevron’s Richmond refinery, which is one of the top crude production facilities for the West Coast.


A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron Among Top Decliners As Dow Plunges 251 Points

Relentlessly gloomy reports about the health of the world economy rocked Wall Street on Thursday, with San Ramon-based Chevron among the Dow’s leading decliners.


Gas Prices

Bay Area Gas Prices Continue To Rise

According to AAA, the average cost of a gallon of gas in the state hit $4.20 this week.


A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron’s 4Q Profit Drop Highlights Hurdles Ahead

In the fourth quarter, Chevron Corp.’s profits slipped by 3.2 percent to $5.12 billion, or $2.58 per share.


Senator Boxer Calls Out Big Oil Companies

California Senator Barbara Boxer is looking to reign in big oil companies to help with rising gas prices around the country.


The Chevron Oil Refinery In Richmond. (AP Photo)

Chevron Profit Rises In 1st Quarter On Higher Oil Prices

Chevron reported first-quarter earnings rose 36 percent. The company received higher prices for the oil it produced, and also made more money from refining oil.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011