Getting Answers: Where Does California Get Its Crude Oil, And How Reliant Is The State On Russia?According to the California Energy Commission, only 3.5 percent of California's crude oil comes from Russia. However, one expert says the stae's lack of reliance on Russian oil won't protect us from future price hikes.
Oil Prices Not Only Affect Drivers, But Goods and Services, Experts WarnThe current average price for gas jumped about $0.50 from last week in California and warned higher prices are expected to linger during the war, according to AAA.
Oil Tankers May Carry Harmful Tar Sands Through Bay Area WatersOil tankers may one day be carrying tar sands, the heaviest and dirtiest oil on the planet, through Bay Area waters. A spill could send the tar sands sinking to the bottom of the bay, creating health problems for many.