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liltruckman

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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2013 5:25:39 PM



If you tolerated this year's gasoline prices, then 2014 shouldn't cause you to blow a gasket.

Overall, prices at the pump were better in 2013 than some previous years. In the Tulsa area, there was a spike in May caused by some refinery outages, but the year started and approached its end with fuel costs below $3 a gallon.

Analysts with travel club AAA-Oklahoma and GasBuddy.com both told me they are forecasting fuel prices will average 10 cents less per gallon in 2014.

"Sometimes I think forecasting gasoline prices is just setting yourself up for disappointment," AAA spokesman Chuck Mai said in a phone interview. "But that said, I do believe we will enjoy lower prices next year, all things being equal."

Mai's "all things" include stability in the Middle East, no major pipeline breaks,
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PAA64
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2014 12:32:21 AM

interesting
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BarbieLoveJax
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 3:36:05 PM

I t would be nice, but prices here are up in the last 2 weeks.
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shivarr
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:22:21 AM

hope so
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SkooterG
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 3:44:43 AM

Lets hope so. So far they are going higher here.
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MrPony
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:29:25 AM

I'll believe it when I see it.
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NedW
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 1:16:09 AM

Thank you for submitting this article, liltruckman.
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tidalwave3
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 11:53:44 PM

Seems to be going the other way now :(
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Me210
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:29:15 PM

They better get started now as it will take awhile around here to get below $3 a gallon.
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Rednix
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:27:44 PM

Don't let governments hear this. They will want to raise taxes.
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rjoeh
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:27:02 PM

Lets do an obama thing and hope for change: steady lower gasoline prices with a minimum of spikes to unrealistic levels. But then again... many of the hopes for change these last few years have been lies... so at this point... we can only hope for divine intervention for the good.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:25:12 PM

Ha ha ha that's a joke
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bobnhutch
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:22:54 PM

Oh, so the 20 cent jump in the 2 days before 2014 was just to get the last increase? We will all be so much happier and better off because we still don't get a pay raise this year, but the economy is improving at an astonishing rate.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:22:07 PM

Who are these so-called analysts?
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:21:07 PM

This made me laugh...
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giwan
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:20:54 PM

Yeah and the spike because of a minor glitch in the midwest? Still staying high after it has been fixed
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bearzz
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:20:49 PM

Interesting . . . in my area I have seen gasoline increase by more than 20 cents a gallon just recently . . . optimism can be good I guess.
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No1ConMan
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:18:43 PM

Said with tongue in cheek as the gas prices have already started back up here.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:16:47 PM

Happy New Year
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:14:46 PM

Don't believe it!
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:14:33 PM

I agree with Bad Sailor, itsjustme719 and Vwphred!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:13:58 PM

Happy New Year!!!!
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lkozark
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:13:10 PM

Yeah, Santa Clause promised lower prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:12:14 PM

Old news
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:09:25 PM

Speculators suck!
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itsjustme719
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:06:10 PM

Prices will go up. That's what these greedy companies do.
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vwphred
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:05:22 PM

Have heard this before, yet the retailers are able to manipulate the price higher
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:04:40 PM

Seeing is believing and so far I'm seeing higher prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:04:36 PM

More older news
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:03:03 PM

We can wish.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:02:40 PM

They didn't come down & it's 2014
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:02:24 PM

yea right
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:59:59 PM

Get and refine more domestic gas and oil.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:59:46 PM

prices shot up almost 15cents overnight...
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:58:29 PM

i'll believe it when I see it
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:57:30 PM

Realy??
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:56:45 PM

Old.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:51:28 PM

NOT so far in SWFL...+17c/gal overnight! The GRINCH won't leave.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:50:16 PM

lower, higher, yeah whatever
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:49:32 PM

Hope they are right...
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:46:19 PM

Up an down. up and down, makes the world go around.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:46:01 PM

lower, higher, yeah whatever
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:44:34 PM

Only 19 cents?
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:43:38 PM

The oil business is like every other...the players are in it to make a profit. That's the way it works, folks.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:43:04 PM

I would like to believe this.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:42:30 PM

Time will tell.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:42:21 PM

Yay!
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:40:56 PM

Some pretty pessimestic people posting here. Try & have a happy New year.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:39:39 PM

Not if Conservative Tea Baggage Republicant speculators can 'free market' export refined fuel to boost their profits and our retail fuel prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:39:31 PM


No way.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:38:03 PM

Would be nice. Happy New Year everyone!!
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