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md11capt

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:30:48 AM

USA TODAY - That early winter break you've been getting at the gasoline pump? It's beginning to show signs of cracking.

Gasoline prices remain below $3 a gallon in at least 50 percent or more outlets in 14 states. But the national average has crept up three cents to $3.30 a gallon the past week and 8 cents since hitting a 2012 low of $3.22 in mid-December.
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DesertRat2011
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 10:36:18 AM

Low around here is $3.35
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remay
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 6:54:54 AM

what "low" 2013 price? It already went up before 2013...
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 2:45:25 AM

New temporary oil and gas boom in the country and yet consumer pump prices are going up? In my area prices are still going down thankfully.
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bston
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 9:06:00 PM

Just enjoy & remember while it lasts.
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 8:34:18 AM

Low compared to what?
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millerin
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 12:28:14 AM

going up...
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oilfreak
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 12:18:28 AM

Not surprising, it's already high enough for me.
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TruthMatters
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:18:04 PM

Yep, they've already gone up in our area!
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LQQKGAS
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:01:43 PM


$3. is NOT low.
.99ยข IS low.
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esq262
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:28:25 PM

Not good.
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investmentdr
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 8:42:12 PM

good while it lasts
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schatzila
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:55:19 PM

no. you're kidding.
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:34:39 PM

Gas has been going up for a week or more.
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eye-spy
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:27:21 PM

Looks as we are in for another round of price gouging.
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CheapDiesel
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 5:45:21 PM

They might as well go up, if they stayed below $4 for much longer BHO and his cronies would be upping the federal gas tax. Maybe they are already working on that.
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CheapDiesel
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 5:43:20 PM

What low prices?? Gas surely can't be going up due to an improving economy.
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MrLefty0706
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 4:26:54 PM

USA Today just gave gas stations the go ahead to raise prices.
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PCWHIZ
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 4:22:34 PM

I'm enjoying it while it lasts.
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TC5504
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 4:14:01 PM

It was bound to happen.
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Pramodsharma
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 3:50:26 PM

And now they are releasing new movies which is biased on Fracking. You know who is funding these movies : Abu Dhabi (OPEC)
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JamesCalvin
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 3:45:08 PM

Did already!
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MImusicman
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 3:44:53 PM

Was it ever a question of not happening after the election?
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johton
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 2:38:58 PM

I think the evaporated on January 1st!
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Cashless
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 2:13:52 PM

Say it isn't so.
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NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 2:13:50 PM


LOW????!!! Usual nonsense and spin from Big Oil's API!
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zoomer20
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 1:24:50 PM

Speculators, shut up!
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CityCouponer
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 1:09:56 PM

They're already gone.
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WalkingWV
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 12:32:13 PM

What low prices?! Still $3.35, and higher, here.
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skempton
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 12:28:31 PM

Was anyone really thinking that gas prices won't be rising?
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dandvicb
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 12:23:38 PM

POOOOF!!!!
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:53:15 AM

Helicopter Ben can run the printing press at full speed since BO was re-elected.
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335d1
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:50:24 AM

And diesel never got lower.
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:48:31 AM

Let's see what happens.
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cmgodwin
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:47:09 AM

Doesn't this contradict previous articles saying 2013 would be the lowest in years?
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BBopp
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:41:04 AM

Better top off today!
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eomc17
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:16:12 AM

LOW gas prices? Our gas prices are at historical all-time highs for this time of year. Our very corrupt government refuses to properly regulate the culprits responsible for our insane oil and gas prices.

1. Speculators. They concoct any insane excuse for raising oil and gas market prices.

2. Big Oil. They don't properly maintain and repair their pipelines and refineries so every year we have refinery fires, explosions, and malfunctions. Then they sell and shut down refineries, and arrange for many of the existing refineries to purposely operate well below refining capacity to create artificial shortages in gasoline to push gasoline prices higher.
I understand big oil exporting oil and gas to make profits but when they export so much distillate fuel to keep diesel prices insanely high, then the government should do something to encourage big oil to keep more distillate fuel here but our government just does not care one bit if we pay 3$ for gasoline or 6$ for gasoline.

Our government has not shown any interest in lowering energy prices for their citizens. In fact, energy prices have skyrocketed under Bush and especially under Obama, like our electric bills, many of which have jumped up to 50% in just one year.

After 2012's all-time high gas prices, which broke 2011's all-time high gas prices, I "look forward to" speculators and big oil pushing our gas prices to new all-time highs for 2013 because our government will not adequately regulate these bastards and we'll see many refineries blow up, catch fire, or malfunction again. Who remembers last year, in Washington state, California, Texas, or Venezuela's refineries that caught fire or blew up?
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:11:40 AM

Up 10c in my area in the last week.
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JagXKR
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:02:45 AM

So if they don't will these idiot prognosticators give us money? Put your money where your mouth is USA Today. Predictions of gas prices are a waste of time and those who make them usually have a hidden agenda.
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JCI46009IN
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:02:17 AM

Export ALL speculators now and keep our oil here!!!!!!
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bisonjim
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:00:55 AM

Speculators working hard, again
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gbs1
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:56:48 AM

Down to $2.91-$2.99 here.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:55:48 AM

simple obamanomics for everyone
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evowner
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:52:01 AM

Refineries must be restricting output to increase margins. Nationalize the oil industry. They have too much economic power in too few hands.
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kkimes
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:50:08 AM

Ours bottomed out about a week to 10 days ago at $3/gal. Now most satations have it for $3.29/gal give or take a little bit. That's here in the Chicagoland area.

[Edited by: kkimes at 1/5/2013 10:51:54 AM EST]
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Caribou2011
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:48:27 AM

No one knows - last articles were that gas was going to be cheaper in 2013.
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mitt4prez
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:42:34 AM

Yes indeed.
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gasrat6083
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:40:05 AM

Low? You call these gas prices low?
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genoist
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:39:10 AM

Gas prices go up, gas prices go down. As much as people would love to blame someone, Obama doesn't set the gas prices.
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200porter
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:38:48 AM

They already have.
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HorizonChaser
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:36:00 AM

Thanks 0bama!
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