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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 1:01:03 PM

(GasBuddy Press Release) ‘How low could they go?’ That’s what reporters are asking from coast to coast as Americans watch in envy of folks in Tulsa, OK, Lubbock, TX and St. Louis, MO where gas prices are poised to break below $3 as the average price for their respective markets.

Already, St. Louis consumers are seeing some stations at $2.79; while Tulsa has some stations at $2.85 per gal. In Lubbock today consumers can pay as low as $2.89 or as high as $3.59 per gal.

“While the direction of current prices reflect what we can expect for Q4 fuel prices, it’s certainly encouraging to see how many states already have stations with regular gas available for under $3,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst, GasBuddy...

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bubbavrs99
Rookie Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 11:02:19 AM

I noticed when the government was "shut down" gas plummeted, but once they went back to "work" it was back at $3.30 a gallon!
Clayton2000
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 4:20:03 PM

We will be there soon
Gas4Gore
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 2:44:56 PM

Oh wow!
iamguitarded
Rookie Author Sacramento

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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 7:07:57 PM

I was living in St Louis and YEAH gas prices above $3.00 was expensive in St Louis. $2.53 was about right back in June 2012. It just means they are getting back toward normal now. The word "already" just doesn't hit home for me.

We have such high gas taxes in Cali. :S
agrico
Champion Author New Orleans

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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 10:17:43 PM

$2.90 in New Orleans
mattsage
Champion Author Buffalo

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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 3:35:28 PM

ok
Alaydown
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 2:35:13 AM

It won't happen in California as long as we have 71 cents per gallon in taxes, a President who obstructs oil production on federal land and water, and the cap-and-trade law here.

[Edited by: Alaydown at 10/10/2013 2:35:53 AM EST]
audreylw
All-Star Author Boston

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 10:43:50 PM

Good for them! Haven't seen that for like, 5 years? Still over $3.40 every where.
boldrph
Champion Author Topeka

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 4:16:47 PM

the nearest station just posted at $3.00
AnObserver
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:57:01 PM

I must live in State 19 because I haven't seen proces under $3 in 2-3 years
mcmonsta
Champion Author Honolulu

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:50:46 PM

so much for majority rules...but in this case ....better for those with under $3!!
caddilac
Champion Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:38:56 PM


Here where I live gasoline prices just wen back up a bit.
Holly123
Champion Author Charlotte

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:31:16 PM

Yesterday's news ....
racer32
Veteran Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:28:40 PM

It was 2.90 here then it jumped 60 cents for no damn reason
cmkshere11
Rookie Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:28:26 PM

I wish. Here in Cape Cod MA were 3.53!! grrrr.
FusionCa
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:27:10 PM

OK.
CAD69
Champion Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:26:05 PM

Not here, old news!
Bud122CA
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:25:08 PM

Prices inching down here in N.Ca. but still $3.60 ish
altima2008
Champion Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:22:38 PM

Not in PA.
CatMan623
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:18:58 PM

Quite a few station around here are below $3/gal.
shifty3rd
Sophomore Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:14:16 PM

Not in Minnesota!!!
arnerator
Champion Author Seattle

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:10:08 PM

Much higher in the NW
KarateDude
Champion Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:09:27 PM

Not in Ohio!!!
khawk858
Champion Author Shreveport

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:08:06 PM

As I read replies from many states about the prices not being below in their states, I wonder how many know their state's tax on gasoline. There are 19 states who have taxes and fees above the national average of $0.494 per gallon. Perhaps their prices would be below $3.00 per gallon, too, if their taxes were lower.
Tralp
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:06:17 PM

ok
shiningknight15
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:05:34 PM

Get it down to $ 2.50.
Corn440
Veteran Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:00:51 PM

Northwest suburban Chicago prices went *up* $0.20 Monday evening. God bless GasBuddy, it showed me the one station in my neighborhood that lagged behind the spike.
biffo100
Sophomore Author Albany

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:58:03 PM

Not in NY!!
1JoeBob
Sophomore Author Florida

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:55:53 PM

Florida is not one..
peapaw
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:53:05 PM

Ohio is NOT one of the 18 states.
myambro
Champion Author Sacramento

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:52:52 PM

Never happen in CA because the elected "leaders" will see an opportunity to increase State income - since we are all so used to prices above $3/gal.
Funny how the Sacramento area ALWAYS has the lowest prices in the State...
Bobski13
Veteran Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:50:42 PM

Oil producing states should pay high prices!!
They have employment which in turn have purchasing power.
What do I have in Michigan??? Zilch!!
icar12
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:50:30 PM

The minute obama got elected gas prices started to sore higher! The minute this gov is forced to shut-down and curb spending gas prices started to decline. Time to stand up to Obamacrap, crazy spending, and re-ignite the economy!
Tamas2evil
Champion Author Pennsylvania

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:49:27 PM

not in my state I live in or work in
gamalerin
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:48:23 PM

NO here yet.
ace12012
Champion Author Phoenix

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:45:13 PM

old.
Stevedog
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:44:21 PM

they are busy jacking the prices in Michigan
Daddy16
Veteran Author Fort Wayne

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:43:55 PM

well, Indiana isn't one of them. Actually prices just jumped about 30 cents for some reason.
too_high
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:42:37 PM

Haven't I seen this before?
Fishflinger
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:42:14 PM

Still nothing to celebrate. Waiting for $2.50/gal without ethanol.
ftsgt
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:41:05 PM

For how long is what the question is.
papou
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:41:03 PM

Should be a lot lower than that Tampa is still over three dollars
Rooster922
Champion Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:40:03 PM

Time to buy a large SUV . . . . . gas is cheaper! Any HUMMER 1 for sale?
mnbeancounter
Champion Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:39:21 PM

I hope our legislators don't plan on raising the gas tax now that prices are dropping
ezone
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:39:16 PM

Did you think we would see a time when regular gas prices below $3 a gallon would be something to cheer about? Thanks a lot, Obozo. Don't let those evil oil companies drill on OUR public lands!
BAJALRRP
Champion Author Tacoma

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:36:49 PM

Not here
quantum2013
All-Star Author Colorado Springs

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:36:14 PM

It's gotta go below $2.
Ply440GTX
Champion Author Kansas

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:35:35 PM

Haven't paid under $3/gal. in YEARS!!! Be nice to finally see it again...
bano54
Rookie Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:27:48 PM

not impressive this price. Still need to go down more
HBC1972
All-Star Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:27:47 PM

Spot prices were up yesterday
bigmace111
Champion Author Albany

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 1:26:03 PM

Still too high.
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