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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 3:01:28 PM

The national average has started to lurch forward in the last few days, being pushed higher by refinery turnarounds and other kinks in both the United States and Canada. At latest check, the U.S. national average is up about 12c/gal in the last week, while in Canada, prices have climbed 3.5c/L.

Already prices in Los Angeles have vaulted forward, in addition to other SoCal areas. I'd be remiss not to include the lucky Great Lakes, who in addition to seeing significant widespread price hikes today, also saw a refinery explosion outside Toledo, Ohio, at a refinery. There is no word on initial damage, but wholesale prices have ticked higher throughout that region on panic of the refinery explosion.

Make no mistake- virtually...

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LuckyLou1
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 10:48:10 PM

Looked like a rocket taking off here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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aj_franklin
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 8:01:45 PM

If you can afford the gas, you will find a lot less people on the highway taking leisure drives. That frees the highway up for me to take a leisurely drive!

I am not being selfish, it's just a statement of fact. The highways would be a lot more crowded if we had dollar a gallon gas.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 8:09:32 AM

everyone pulled after that one station, but they were forced to drop 2 cents in the end.
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dcoxdcox44
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 10:24:21 AM

don't like the prices?
do something - figure out how to use less!
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Vanho
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 9:14:49 AM

I feel your pain.....mine too.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 5:59:15 AM

one station went up 18 cents in one day. Yes, I boycott them right now.
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eblair54
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 11:31:07 PM

up 30c a gallon since early Jan.
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wshutton
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 11:21:49 PM

And Republican speculators rejoice in their higher profits off of fuel consumers.
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Marson
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 10:40:36 PM

Going up here over 15 cents.
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dlemma
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 8:50:00 PM

will change constantly as long as Nobummer does not like oil...
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 6:35:17 PM

Old news
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tidalwave3
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 6:32:32 PM

Hmmmmmm
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DatThao
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:01:58 PM

Lurching up here.
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mageetp
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:44:05 PM

Our pump prices up $.10/Lr. over last 24 hours, and it just happens that all local stations happen to have the exact same price, appears to me these companies are working together setting prices.
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gasper
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:39:49 PM

This article is wrong the price of fuel has gone up 9 cents a litre here in Alberta. I wonder where did this 3.5 cents litre come from?
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georged12
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:34:24 PM

I agree JeffersonState
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srchr
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:33:25 PM

thanks to warning; filled my tank just as it started going up; of course it isn't much in the long run but it felt good
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bicycler
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:32:33 PM

" lurched" with a violent push from the Canadian and US ` oilbarons' who jump at any glitch in the oil price.
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Babybluelady12
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:22:26 PM

Prices in the GTA have risen by almost 10 cents since last week.
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willp99
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:22:21 PM

The election is over. Now we get to go for a ride with gas prices.
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EVBuddy
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:21:55 PM

Bush and Bush are happy
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Terrapinone
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:21:19 PM

Prepare for higher prices everywhere.

[Edited by: Terrapinone at 2/1/2013 1:21:57 PM EST]
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SUPERQUACK
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:19:18 PM

obama is happy
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ats621
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:18:46 PM

Going up, up and away....
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SteveSeattle
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:18:07 PM

Hm...
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JeffersonState
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:16:55 PM

...and they are preparing the North American public for even higher prices this Spring. Like they care about the general economy, only their own pockets lined with gold.
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GryphonX
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:16:25 PM

I DID notice a recent big jump
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thomas41546
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:15:50 PM

15 cent jump since Tuesady. Only the beginning of driving pain when I pull into a station.
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skysteve1
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:14:45 PM

starting to go up here
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myambro
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:13:41 PM

Poop!
Nearly 15 cents in 2 days; 20 cents in the last week here in Sac.
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jodybull
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:12:34 PM

Who was planning to be surprised when this happens?
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LongPlay
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:12:24 PM

Oil is up and some prices are up about 20 cents in the last week; our average is up 13 cents.
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Wes1972
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:09:03 PM

More speculator and greedy oil company BS !

Maybe the US and world govts. flooding the world full of cheap money might be a bit more realistic. The Mideast and other oil production areas in a constant war footing and expolsions at Mexican oil headquarters aren't causing higher crude prices? The US govt. and green dreamer citizens make it near impossible to build refineries.

No speculators or oil companies could raise oil prices more than clueless politicians and their green dreamer supporters!
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Cableman66
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:08:44 PM

Old news.
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TxMtb
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:07:53 PM

Like we didn't expect that.
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SpaceCowboy9
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:05:32 PM

I love that: "forward"

Is this the "forward" you Obama voters were counting on?
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g303v303g
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:05:12 PM

wow
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vulcan96
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:04:22 PM

Surprise suprise.
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flatrock14
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:01:47 PM

what a surprise
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prassu2012
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:00:06 PM

Not a good news
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divebomber
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:58:53 PM

YESTERDAYS NEWS!
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DYSKYPILOT
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:57:48 PM

Ok.
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BAJALRRP
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:57:41 PM

Wasn't Lurch a character on Addams Family? Scary anyway..
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:57:28 PM

3.17 in Indy on 1/11. On 1/31 it is now 3.75! Is this because the dow has surpassed the 14,000 mark?
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ultm8opie
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:57:04 PM

not good
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wang91554
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:55:31 PM

sprinting forward in California :(
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TAT36
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:55:20 PM

Not good it is lurching instead of creeping.
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OnEmptyMO
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:52:04 PM

It just won't stop.
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k2kipp
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:49:20 PM


This is FRAUD

We went from $2.99 to $3.49 in around 2 weeks.
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THEDodgeman
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 12:49:09 PM

Get ready to squeal..BOHICA
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