Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    10:20 AM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: Gas Prices Nearly 30 Cents Less Than Last Spring Back to Topics
Teslukbla

Champion Author
Missouri

Posts:33,425
Points:3,513,280
Joined:Jan 2005
Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 2:35:49 AM

WASHINGTON -- The national average price of gasoline decreased during March for the first time in 10 years, and gasoline prices now average nearly 30 cents per gallon less than a year ago, said AAA in its Monthly Gas Price Report. The national average should remain less expensive than last year's prices this spring, it said.
The national average for April 1 was $3.63 per gallon, which compares to $3.92 per gallon a year ago. The national average decreased 15 cents per gallon (3.9 percent) last month, which was the first month-over-month decline for March since 2003, when the average decreased by one cent per gallon.
Visit CSP DAILY NEWS for full article
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:22,722
Points:2,186,040
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 8:44:00 AM

still too high either way
Profile Pic
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:22,722
Points:2,186,040
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 5:58:06 AM

WiW; as summer approaches, invariably prices rise, right?
Profile Pic
Bttlecat
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:2,002
Points:453,500
Joined:Jan 2013
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 11:28:06 AM

in some cases less of something is a good thing
Profile Pic
coughlin
Champion Author San Jose

Posts:6,662
Points:1,449,410
Joined:Sep 2009
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 10:47:44 AM

30 cents?
Profile Pic
WVUtailgater
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:10,919
Points:2,274,820
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 6:30:15 AM

still overpriced
Profile Pic
2005Retired
Champion Author Arkansas

Posts:14,352
Points:2,614,195
Joined:Aug 2007
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 1:13:01 AM

still overpriced!!!
Profile Pic
ShadowACE
Champion Author Boston

Posts:11,561
Points:2,725,750
Joined:Jun 2006
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:54:59 AM

The price of regular in this area last April was right around $3.60 - now it's around $3.50. That's pretty much still within the "margin of error" of the statistics. I don't think there's enough difference to get excited about. Not yet. If it goes below $3.20 maybe we can talk about it.
Profile Pic
KrsnaDragon
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:4,983
Points:1,103,365
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:52:40 AM

Ultimately, gasoline price fluctuations are largely cyclical.
Profile Pic
oldred11
Champion Author Indianapolis

Posts:3,973
Points:1,304,045
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:43:12 AM

Good news but how long will it last.
Profile Pic
jetskijerry
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:6,327
Points:1,341,460
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:39:32 AM

should be less tha $1.50
Profile Pic
jetskijerry
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:6,327
Points:1,341,460
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:39:07 AM

still way too high!
Profile Pic
arb0526
Champion Author Greensboro

Posts:2,781
Points:582,685
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:38:55 AM

ok
Profile Pic
iamforiu
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:6,074
Points:1,286,490
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:38:27 AM

Hmmm
Profile Pic
F34RL3SSNIT3
Veteran Author Austin

Posts:412
Points:90,465
Joined:Mar 2013
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:33:18 AM

Good
Profile Pic
rosyLI
Champion Author Long Island

Posts:8,023
Points:1,613,785
Joined:Apr 2010
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:33:05 AM

NY $3.89 a gallon regular, not cheap.
Profile Pic
jkpsr
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:5,936
Points:1,574,480
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:31:57 AM

Big Oil is finally yielding to downside prices of fuels.
Profile Pic
mpg611
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:4,835
Points:1,145,170
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:31:37 AM

Thats hardly noticeable.
Profile Pic
seeyardee
Champion Author Sacramento

Posts:11,100
Points:2,364,125
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:30:44 AM

And you guys all said that Obama couldn't lower gas prices!
Profile Pic
boatfloyd
Champion Author Jacksonville

Posts:4,242
Points:963,565
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:29:51 AM

Life is Good.
Profile Pic
rahcat
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:5,185
Points:1,239,125
Joined:Jan 2010
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:25:34 AM

Prices back up here again.
Profile Pic
obimerrill
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:3,921
Points:864,815
Joined:Jul 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:24:38 AM

Going up again so it won't last
Profile Pic
bvrbill
Champion Author Eugene

Posts:6,996
Points:1,094,025
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:22:22 AM

I'm sure prices will surge back before too long,
Profile Pic
CivicMA
Champion Author Boston

Posts:4,427
Points:1,108,700
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:21:37 AM

I'm not impressed with gas so high.
Profile Pic
JMW1942
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:2,847
Points:948,935
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:20:24 AM

$3.85 here in thumb of Michigan.
Profile Pic
Aviator_Rob
Champion Author New York

Posts:6,646
Points:975,030
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:19:20 AM

That's the truth, @us4usa.
Profile Pic
tedjm1
Champion Author New York

Posts:5,609
Points:801,050
Joined:Dec 2006
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:19:05 AM

About the same by my recollection.
Profile Pic
rawdog1313
Champion Author Lexington

Posts:4,878
Points:2,021,020
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:17:48 AM

I'm sure the TeaBaggers and their new drilling are responsible! Bhahahahhahah!
Profile Pic
walkerms1
All-Star Author Albany

Posts:960
Points:159,900
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:16:14 AM

Thank you mr obama.
Profile Pic
craigsf38
Champion Author Rochester

Posts:8,187
Points:2,086,555
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:15:52 AM

Its not that much of a spread here. more like 17 cents difference
Profile Pic
us4usa
Champion Author Missouri

Posts:7,094
Points:1,482,550
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:15:45 AM

The only way to cheapen your gas bill is to buy less...
Profile Pic
medic319
All-Star Author Akron

Posts:756
Points:617,300
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:12:10 AM

A few dollars less would be great!
Profile Pic
ManOfLeisureII
Champion Author Philadelphia

Posts:4,320
Points:1,026,890
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:09:48 AM

Old news
Profile Pic
10k
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:24,609
Points:2,828,000
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:09:48 AM

since it was 3.90 last spring, is this supposed to be good news ??..

more propaganda..
Profile Pic
Liberty2000
Champion Author Indianapolis

Posts:2,041
Points:319,655
Joined:Jun 2007
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:09:42 AM

Just went up $0.37 a gallon here to $3.75
Profile Pic
carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:4,914
Points:837,525
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:09:40 AM

yes lets get lower prices on gas
Profile Pic
Doomsday64
All-Star Author Austin

Posts:905
Points:371,950
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:08:38 AM

cool
Profile Pic
TheSicilian
Champion Author Jacksonville

Posts:7,857
Points:2,044,900
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:08:20 AM

Needs to be much lower
Profile Pic
Number43
Champion Author Lexington

Posts:11,285
Points:2,214,290
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:08:09 AM

not here.
Profile Pic
Quick68
Champion Author Columbus

Posts:11,676
Points:1,801,975
Joined:Dec 2009
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:07:34 AM

Not here. They went up yesterday 30 to 33 cents. We have more greed & corruption here.
Profile Pic
Aviator_Rob
Champion Author New York

Posts:6,646
Points:975,030
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:07:33 AM

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, @billwho, but $1.50/gal gas is way back in the rear view mirror and it ain't coming back. No way crude oil will ever get cheap enough again to force those kinds of gas prices. We already drank all of the cheap oil out there. All that's left is the expensive stuff like shale oil, tar sands, and deep water oil fields.
Profile Pic
JCClark2012
Champion Author New Hampshire

Posts:3,860
Points:968,325
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:05:20 AM

Not cheap enough yet
Profile Pic
vWatch
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:19,278
Points:3,294,285
Joined:Jul 2005
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:04:37 AM

was $ 1.85 5 years ago
Profile Pic
mia3bxs
All-Star Author Miami

Posts:517
Points:718,190
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:04:35 AM

I'm not sure about this because it was expected to be at the highest level during April. Let's see if this doesn't happen.
Profile Pic
joel27nc
Champion Author Raleigh

Posts:13,031
Points:2,431,095
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:04:33 AM

But prices are still too high!
Profile Pic
JCS319
Champion Author Tacoma

Posts:26,943
Points:3,116,310
Joined:Dec 2005
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:00:23 AM

Thank God we re-elected Obama!
Profile Pic
mia3bxs
All-Star Author Miami

Posts:517
Points:718,190
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:00:10 AM

Now that's what I like.
Profile Pic
mia3bxs
All-Star Author Miami

Posts:517
Points:718,190
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:59:02 PM

ok
Profile Pic
Vette1967
Champion Author Albany

Posts:8,445
Points:1,850,820
Joined:Jun 2009
Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:58:39 PM

Not low enough to make a difference.
Profile Pic
billwho
Champion Author El Paso

Posts:2,472
Points:752,490
Joined:Jan 2010
Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:56:36 PM

Has gone up two dollars and 50 cents a gallon - reduce it thirty cents and we all feel good. NOT !
Profile Pic
Buddy2264
Champion Author Tampa

Posts:14,198
Points:2,936,145
Joined:Oct 2005
Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:55:53 PM

Less than last spring here, but $.45 higher than in December/January.
Post a reply Back to Topics