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👌👌 Oil prices surge, trading volume records smashed as OPEC and Russia agree output cut:: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)agreed on Wednesday its first oil output reduction since 2008 after de-facto leader Saudi Arabia accepted "a big hit" and dropped a demand that arch-rival Iran also slash output. "OPEC has agreed to an historic production cut," analysts at AB Bernstein said.

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Philip Emeagwali is a Nigerian-born engineer and computer scientist/geologist who was one of two winners of the 1989 Gordon Bell Prize, a prize from the IEEE, for his use of a Connection Machine supercomputer to help analyze petroleum fields.


An east Texas oil derek in 1937. Bring back the drilling! Jobs and lower gas prices!


Leontyne Price (born 1927) by Bradley Phillips (1929-1991).Regardless of their talents, African American singers were for years generally barred from performing with this country's more prestigious opera companies. In 1952, when audiences experienced the rich voice of Mississippi-born soprano Leontyne Price in a revival of Porgy and Bess, it became clear that this long-standing barrier would soon be breached.


Why Didn't Obama Take More Credit for Low Gas Prices?

No, gas prices did NOT rise when Obama took office. They rose when OIL MILLIONAIRE BUSH deregulated the speculators on Wall Street, and created a childishly destructive relationship with Mid East Oil countries.


I love this old picture from 1938. It shows a sign in front of a Gas Station in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The sign shows Gas at 20 1/2 cents a gallon. The sign gives a breakdown on the cost, showing the various cost components leading to the price. At this price, they also came out and filled your car up, checked your oil and tire pressure, and washed your windshield. Good old days!