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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:06:50 AM

Michigan's 2012 average gas price hits new high, prices may breach $4 per gallon again in 2013
By Melissa Anders | manders@mlive.com
on January 02, 2013 at 12:43 PM, updated January 02, 2013 at 6:41 PM

The average price for regular unleaded fuel in Michigan in 2012 was $3.69 per gallon, according to AAA.MLive File Photo

LANSING, MI — Michigan’s gas price averaged $3.69 per gallon last year, setting a new annual record for the state.

The 2012 average came in 10 cents higher than 2011 and 89 cents more than 2010, according to Dearborn-based auto club AAA Michigan.

Last year was a “pretty ugly year at the gas pump,” marred with volatility due to refinery and other issues, said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 8:44:23 AM

Like Whoa!!!
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remay
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 6:53:04 AM

Oh, $4 AGAIN???
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WalkingWV
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 5:44:02 PM

May breach $4? More like poised to spike.
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 4:41:45 PM

Sorry bar......wrong again.... electricity prices skyrocketed way before Obama even entered politics.... thanks to the GOP
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 3:44:45 PM

The low was temporary, as signaled by the election.!
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 2:50:33 PM

cheap american energy is a thing of the past
at least for four more years anyway...........
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:56:38 AM

and electricity prices must skyrocket too according to BO
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:49:23 AM

Gasoline prices could reach $4 per gallon by summer if things go the wrong way.
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:31:44 AM

It's what O wants, with his mandate!
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:04:03 AM

Here we go again!
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:48:10 AM

Sounds like the oil companies are gouging. Increase the ethanol blend to dampen the price volitility.
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:41:11 AM

Those millions in Obama donations by the oil speculators are paying off, thanks to his supporters, they now have 4 more years of no government intervention to gouging the consumer. No hope, & no change !!
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:20:00 AM

SO......where are or will be the 'lower' prices the "expert ANALysts predictions of 2013" --- gone to?
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:19:02 AM

It's going to be like that everywhere. Be prepare for this new year
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:18:37 AM

Ouch!
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:17:13 AM

Read the other article. Move to the Rockies...
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:16:38 AM

And the roller coaster continues...
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watching
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:15:04 AM

Maybe if we built another refinery or 6 we could handle ebbs and flows of natural disasters, broken pipelines and OPEC. More refineries= more sources= more options= more competition= lower prices= recovering economy.
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:12:12 AM

Here comes the $4 a gallon gas scare tactic again. Sometimes I wonder whats worse, Speculators or scare predictors.
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