Oil-rich Saudis tilts toward more openness

Daniel J. GraeberRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 26 (UPI) — With the privatization of its state-owned oil company on the agenda, a Saudi competition director called for more government support for market newcomers.






Gas prices volatile, but remain low

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) — Though the average U.S. price for a gallon of gasoline went up by a fraction of a cent, retail prices remain at their lowest in six years, market reports show.