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Stator7

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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:09:04 PM

On average, a gallon of gas cost more than 10 cents less last year than it did in 2012. Experts say that trend will continue.

The AAA predicts that the average price of a gallon of gasoline will fall 5 cents in 2014. Gas prices have the potential to fall to their lowest level since 2010 this year. In 2013, gas prices averaged $3.49 a gallon, down from $3.60 a gallon the year before, Bloomberg notes.

Last year, drivers in South Carolina paid the lowest average gas prices around $3.24 a gallon, while California had the highest average gas price at $3.89 a gallon. During 2013, gas prices sank under $3 a gallon at least briefly in twelve states. In 13 states, gas prices temporarily topped $4 a gallon.

In late December, U.S. gas production hit 9.72 million barrels a day, up 4.3 percent
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c0wb0y
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 10:23:22 AM

Good to hear.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 7:27:06 AM

Really? I think at best the pump price will remain at 2013 price + or - .50.
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mpg611
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 4:23:15 AM

If I had a nickel for every time I read about lower average gas prices in 2014...........
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amerk73
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:20:58 AM

here $3.19
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Samo1961
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:03:59 AM

I guess we're not average here in California.
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eomc17
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 11:52:32 PM

I'll believe it when I see it. Our prices here are a whopping 25 cents higher than they were last year, which is just outrageous. Our pockets are empty and our politicians would rather rake in six figure handouts from big oil companies and blood-thirsty speculators than adequately regulate these bastards so we can see some more realistic market prices for oil and gasoline.
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 11:15:27 PM

Whole sale did go down 8 cents today
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txkrb
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 10:20:50 PM

Repeat article from Tuesday
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 8:11:36 PM

Let's see, is it the 4th or 5th year of $3 plus gas for most of us?

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Winston76
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:55:03 PM

I hope so too.
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:09:50 PM

I certainly wouldn't mind paying less for gasoline.
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Kamakani
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 6:17:28 PM

Hope so
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Bugger2008
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 6:05:34 PM

maybe
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mike56MI
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:33:15 PM

Sure
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Jeff4U
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:00:38 PM

Yes, lower gas prices are coming, PLUS in case you didn't know....
"you can keep your doctor, PERIOD."
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kag2010
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 4:39:00 PM

Who makes up these stories?
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jamofsocal
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 4:24:06 PM

Gas prices are still some of the highest in the country here in California.
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tnfran
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 4:06:09 PM

Is it like the 'lower fuel prices of 2013'? Weren't any here ; that is unless you discount the 60 cents per gal. Increase first. My wallet knows the difference though.
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nybearhunter
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 3:25:00 PM

yeah sure.
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orphancarguyPE
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 3:14:05 PM

But, short lived loss at refined retail...as the crude price has risen sharply.
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/oil-prices-start-rise-demand-060831151.html
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cdanielwyke
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 3:10:34 PM

So how about today gasoline is posting its biggest loss in over a year. Down almost 10 cents a gallon!
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daytonabiker
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 3:06:04 PM

Who makes up these dumb stories? Gas prices jumped in florida the last few days. Just a few weeks ago, the gas stations here were $3.15 for regular. Now they are over $3.49 and climbing daily.
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Ouch06
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:52:34 PM

Gas went from 2.97 to 3.49 a week ago.
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Alaydown
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:45:32 PM

Who makes up these stories? Gas prices jumped in southern California that last few days. Just a few weeks ago, the cheap gas stations here were $3.35 for regular. Now they are over $3.50 and climbing daily.
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melekali
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:37:44 PM

We're waiting (tap, tap, tap)...
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:34:20 PM

Let it fall, The people needs a break.
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GAS1251
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:33:39 PM

Lower would be better but lately prices at the pump have been rising
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scu227
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:28:22 PM

futures are down, let's pass this over to consumer now !!!!!!
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:18:58 PM

below $2 would be nice
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velichita
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 2:13:35 PM

There is still no relief at a pump.
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