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Why Are Gas Prices So High? Speculating About Oil Speculation

If you've filled up lately, we don't need to tell you gas prices are up. But how much of it can be blamed on oil speculators — those big investors who've been accused of manipulating the price of oil just to make a profit? Our StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling has been looking into what the government is trying to do about them.

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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...