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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 1:20:16 PM

As we surmised Monday, as temperatures seem to climb, so do gasoline prices. This is seemingly the case in California where a late season heat wave has spelled trouble for refineries as power problems have led to sudden drops in gasoline production, fueling fears of supply issues.

Wholesale gasoline prices, the price gas stations pay for their gasoline, surged yesterday and is continuing to mount an impressive rise today. If gains on the market so far today hold, wholesale prices may be as much as 73c/gal higher than they were a week ago today. Such a spike could lead to massive spikes over the next week in California as stations sell through their cheaper gasoline and begin to raise prices to offset the higher cost of replenishment...

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dcone2
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 12:22:41 AM

ok
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Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:47:50 PM

Michigan too. Gov. Snyder wants a 19 cents tax hike. If he does more of that he will be gone.
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J Eric
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:05:33 AM

Prices for USA Gasoline regular today are back down to $4.159. Some stations are selling in the high-threes. Beat it, "Spike!"
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clpassenubye
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2012 7:28:50 PM

Socked right in eye
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dcone2
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2012 7:29:41 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 9:43:11 PM

coming soon to your area
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clpassenubye
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2012 5:51:04 PM

over and over and over again
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Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2012 9:02:17 AM

California has brought this upon themselves.
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J Eric
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2012 11:18:02 PM

Prices at USA Gasoline, a low-price chain, dropped by two cents this evening, to $4.639 per gallon, regular. We are hoping for "More Like This."
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2012 8:46:55 AM

ok
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DucatiRider
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2012 2:11:06 PM

Commiefornia -- you reap what you sow.
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2012 10:32:50 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2012 5:48:58 AM

Kar: lol. Sometimes gotta use that button too often, eh?
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 7:49:31 PM

Bye, bye Alaydown -- off into the ether zone with your friends -- no place for political drivel here. The 'Ignore' button please --
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clpassenubye
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 2:10:33 PM

We are getting leveled not socked
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 1:26:50 PM

old post.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 11:12:43 AM

UP 30 cents in two days out here in the desert of So. Ca. Diesel is now the lowest prices fuel at many stations. (I own two diesels) :)
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 8:48:18 AM

sorry
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 2:13:30 AM

California only has itself to blame for the high prices because they continue to vote for DemocRATs in Sacramento and because they supported the cap-and-trade law that is now in effect.
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J Eric
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 12:42:29 AM

No power problems out here that I know of. Just election-year gouging. Prices went up at least 6 cents overnight (that's at USA, a low-price station; other brands had greater increases). Somebody bring us some Pemex!
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 11:22:27 PM

Sorry for those that live in California.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 5:45:49 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 5:27:10 PM

The speculators and big oil know how to punish blue states. Look at what they have been doing to Illinois.
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 4:13:51 PM

Does anyone in this state know how to operate a refinery?
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 3:55:11 PM

Up over 25 cents/gal today in my area!
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 3:28:59 PM

That does not make sense!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:57:17 PM

oil down to $88.42 3.47 3.78% Gas down $2.79 -2.74% This is just the beginning... the system is doing some changes.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:55:37 PM

VOTE ROMNEY!!!
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carloco75
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:54:03 PM

Californication...

[Edited by: carloco75 at 10/3/2012 2:55:32 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:53:54 PM

yup
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:52:57 PM

Old news, the spike is three days old. Arco up 10 cents and Chevron up 20 cents in all grades in two days.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:52:47 PM

I am glad I'm not in California!
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:51:57 PM

Ouch
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:50:10 PM

Makes one wonder why folks want to live in Californa.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:47:57 PM

hmmm... follow the money
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:46:22 PM

California is bringing it on themselves so I really have no sympathy.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:42:47 PM

really
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:41:31 PM

Already rocked with price spike, thank you very much.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:39:18 PM

"Oil below $90 as demand concerns grow"
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:38:52 PM

Come on! Using warm temperatures in California as the reason for raising gas prices. That's like raising gas prices in the state of Washington because of rain.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:37:35 PM

Glad to be in NJ!
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:36:34 PM

Sock it to me
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:34:57 PM

Comes with a garden salad
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:33:05 PM

drive to Arizona!!
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:32:50 PM


I don't live in California and we were already socked with a price spike.

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:32:50 PM

K
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:30:22 PM

great
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:27:49 PM

They aren't the only ones.
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:27:02 PM

good call
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:26:19 PM

Talk about a spike 14ยข over night. I did reveive a Gas alert from GB just
last night and I thank you for that
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