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fueltle

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Message Posted: May 23, 2013 12:34:41 PM

Thought this was an interesting article from the perspective of a major oil company.

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This article just tells me that the oil companies have more options to manipulate/change prices of crude oil/refining/distribution&marketing if and when they want to. What? A refinery going down for maintenance/switching to summer blend or winter blend? Opportunity for a price hike after the price just went down.

Have I misread this article and it's intent?
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PassmyGas
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2013 12:55:39 PM

whatever they can get away with
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2013 10:24:06 AM

To sum it up, they charge what the market will bear.
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2013 8:30:24 AM

chicken or egg?
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2013 8:22:17 AM

"Perspective of a major oil company", now would you actually believe anything that these crooks and scam artists said? They have been legally stealing from the consumers for years, and once a thief, always a thief.
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 12:16:28 PM

Here is a properly formatted link to the information that GRUMPYCAT refers us to. It gives a breakdown of where the money for a gallon of fuel goes as well as the prices for fuel a week and a year ago.

EIA Gas/Diesel Prices

[Edited by: Houckster at 7/7/2013 12:18:08 PM EST]
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ZZZoop
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 9:57:48 AM

Another topic where nothing new is learned and old gripes are recycled.
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forresj
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 7:55:47 AM

Give me a break. Gasoline prices has always been manipulated by oil companies, refineries and market speculators. Especially when the economy is so dependent with a limited commodity.
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cv
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 6:01:10 AM

To sum it up, they charge what the market will bear.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: May 25, 2013 7:48:18 AM

They try to say a lot of the money is for taxes, but the oil industry in general reaps a heavy profit on each gallon and it isn't just pennies.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: May 24, 2013 10:50:35 AM

I wasn't able to read the article.
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Maintroll
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Message Posted: May 24, 2013 9:35:00 AM

These people are manipulators and just plain legal thieves.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: May 23, 2013 1:36:33 PM

Can't post URLs here anymore.

For accurate unbiased data on what is really happening this is my favorite site: http : www eia gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/

If you are interested then I don't have to tell you how to reassemble.
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