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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2013 10:05:09 AM

The recent decline in the U.S. national average has been most welcome and I'm sure much appreciated by motorists. However, the national average could turn around in the week ahead as production of refined products drop and supplies grow tighter.

The U.S. national average starts the new work week at $3.67/gallon, having dropped 3c/gal in the last week. Surprisingly, average prices are below where they were one year ago when prices averaged $3.76/gal.

There's ominous news on the horizon, however. Oil prices made advances late last week, and wholesale gasoline prices followed higher. This may give shape to a new upward trend in gasoline prices over the next few days, with gas stations in the Great Lakes states perhaps hiking...

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RamJammer
Rookie Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2013 3:43:05 AM

Guess who makes more money per gallon of gas than anyone else including 'big oil'? Your government. You conserve fuel and your government raises the taxes to protect their income stream and your highways continue to decay. You can't win.
WanderDan
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2013 6:22:36 PM

prices will just ebb and flow to keep people on the juice
Radicalrose
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2013 1:45:35 AM

hope it lasts
KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2013 12:41:50 AM

Still holding --
99dakota
Champion Author Providence

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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2013 6:01:27 AM

It's a vicious cycle..
KAR120CSII
Champion Author Oregon

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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 3:32:40 AM

A "shell game" and Big Oil has all the shells --
Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 5:50:31 PM

Up & down, up and down over and over again.
gwhizz13
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2013 4:52:30 PM

Do you think so WanderDan?
WanderDan
All-Star Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 10:00:41 PM

it is just a game they play..
pilotmass
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2013 7:34:11 AM

IF a decline ebbs. What does a rise do?
WanderDan
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2013 12:34:39 PM

it will be whatever they want it to be as longs a republicians keep getting their kickbacks from big oil
Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2013 1:16:44 PM

Not going to happen in this administration.
WanderDan
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 11:56:16 AM

we are addicted so it is whatever they tell us to pay
theocean
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2013 8:56:52 PM

prices on the rise
WanderDan
All-Star Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2013 5:42:36 PM

ebb and flow is more like it,... they got us addicted to the juice and then fight with each other about other sources of energy
mabrams184
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2013 4:32:28 PM

I don't think we will ever see those "low" prices again even if Americans wise up and demand that North American oil stay in North America.
Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2013 11:16:23 PM

After today i am sure of it.
WanderDan
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2013 6:14:57 PM

old... climbing right back up... again
KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2013 2:41:38 AM

Done ebbed.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2013 12:16:13 AM

dropped barely 5 cents finally.
EMac53
Rookie Author Kansas

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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2013 6:12:40 PM

One things for sure if Big Oil would drop the price the clowns in Washington would muck it up and the price would go up anyway.
MiataPrincess
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2013 9:55:11 AM

finally dropping in IOwa
KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2013 2:29:14 AM

This has nothing to do with the price of gas -- it's greed and what they can get away with --
akitaone
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 10:09:48 PM

makes ya wonder
lesandliz
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 8:20:44 PM

Only if it last for a couple of months.
txrojo2005
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 10:54:58 AM

Stable for about a week now. No significant price drop yet
honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 5:59:30 AM

average here is right around the 3.76 mark. Been there since the 65 cents jump in late February.
Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 11:26:23 PM

Up and down.
WanderDan
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 11:02:43 PM

on the way back up
Methodist
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 10:19:31 PM

Yep... and it goes up $.30 cents last night in indiana
snapper06
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 7:23:36 PM

All depends on what the oil exec gives his public relations people to write for us to read. Or Ditto Heads to believe. LOL.
SmkyPlyr984
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 9:48:28 AM

futures
SmkyPlyr984
Veteran Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 9:48:06 AM

they just said a bunch of money went into the gas furues ,,of course it s going up ..
SmkyPlyr984
Veteran Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 9:46:52 AM

getting us use to the 3 80 to 4 dollar range,,,than the 5 dollar range,,,than 6dollar range,,hope Odrama is gone before it gets to europe prices..
pitamon
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 8:07:12 AM

Manipulation!
RapMassaG
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 8:00:49 AM

3 weeks of price drops, GONE in an instant. Thank you, once again, GREEDway.
335d1
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 7:31:00 AM

When will diesel stop climbing?
oas
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 6:50:47 AM

The decline wasn't anything to write home about. Won't take much for it to ebb.
lindact
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 6:12:05 AM

All speculation...
Jeffro61
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 6:08:31 AM

The leading factor in fuel prices is speculation!
chuckohio
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 6:02:16 AM

Once they say it is going down, it spikes. Then they say it is going up then it drops.......
Ringmaster2008
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 6:01:46 AM

Just wait they will be leaping back up shortly
mjdave
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:58:57 AM

More like price fixing
Ferdman17
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:58:38 AM

Then tomorrow they will rise again
Badjef
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:57:56 AM

Washington takes in more money when the fuel prices are higher.
Z06KY
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:55:24 AM

I didn't believe the story yesterday that said prices would continue to fall!
swede
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:54:05 AM

Whats new about that.
neptune2008
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:53:26 AM

soon as they say on the news that gas is going down IT GOES up...
turbodog
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:53:21 AM

Fast up sloooooooow down
jeff95519
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:52:23 AM

will see
warlord1
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:51:39 AM

ok
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