Southern California gas prices rise to record highs again in last 9 days due to ‘higher oil prices and inflation,’ expert says

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose four-tenths of a cent Saturday to $ 4,754, a record high for the eighth time in the last nine days. The average price has risen 12 of the past 13 days, increasing 8.6 cents, including three-tenths … Read more

Showtime in the sands: Highlights from Desert X AlUla

PARIS: In her latest exhibiton, “My Silk Road,” the Algerian visual artist Salima Ayadi presents a tribute to her cultural heritage with 19 paintings and 30 scarves inspired by — among other things — Islamic architecture, ceramic and faience patterns, and calligraphy. The exhibition opened at the National Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Art in … Read more

BP Books Largest Profit In Eight Years

BP (NYSE: BP) became the latest supermajor to book bumper earnings for 2021 on the back of rallying oil and gas prices, as it reported on Tuesday its highest annual net profit in eight years. BP said today its underlying replacement cost profit—its proxy for net profit—jumped to $12.8 billion for 2021, compared to a … Read more