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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2013 9:53:33 AM

Gas prices across many communities are now the lowest since they've been since the Libyan crisis in February of 2011. Nearly 15% of all stations in the U.S. are now selling gasoline under the psychologically important $3/gal level," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan.

Last year on this date saw just 1% of stations selling under that level, so motorists aren't doing too shabby. States that saw the largest declines last week were Montana, Ohio, and Indiana, all where prices declined at least 15 cents per gallon.

Several stations in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which features the cheapest gas in the U.S. are selling at a mere $2.45/gallon, a number so low that had you said that just six weeks ago, motorists would...

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2013 5:51:15 AM

rjh: same trend here... one place jumped almost a dime over the weekend, another one followed.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2013 5:08:58 PM

We'd been down to $2.79 for E10 and $2.99 for E0 for a few days. Now it's back up to $2.89/$3.09.
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jcVA
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2013 11:56:23 AM

who cares about these as#holes
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2013 5:54:05 AM

zippy: too bad greed has tainted the vision of many in this business.
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zippy3231
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2013 11:10:31 AM

Maybe they will learn from this. A Lower price brings in more customers. Yes the profit per item will be less the volume will make up more than the difference!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2013 5:56:59 AM

needs to drop below $3/gal, but doubt it. One Exxon station nearly went a dime up over the weekend. Hmmm... Turkey Day coming up?
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nightworker998
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:10:34 PM

Sounds good down more
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cjack
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 7:47:53 AM

Still seems awful high herein Miami area
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fedupp
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 7:46:55 AM

WTI crude oil $94.60 Brent crude oil $106.40 thats up from yesterday---almost everyday I see someone post how Obama somehow magicaly ruined gas prices since the market came back?!? I just cant see how any one can come to that conclusion? Crude oil before the Iraq war was under $25.00 per barrel and had been thanks in part to Bill Clintons oil for food program with Iraq for a full decade-the program ended the day the war was started,and soon after that oil started to climb higher that it had ever been before-we saw our first $2.00 $3.00 $4.00+ gasoline in history crude oil's all time price peak was in july of 2008 at $145.00 per barrel as a direct result of Dick Cheney and George Bush foreign policy-I am sure the incredibly ridiculos price of oil had a lot to do with the market meltdown at the end of 2008 and spring of 2009----the worst crash in 70 years caused most commodities to be cut in half with the market including oil so you saw $4.00 a gallon gas drop to $2.00 a gallon gas,and just as soon as the market came back so did the high price that was bought and paid for with war(Iraq's ocean of cheap oil was shut off for five full years)and lies and a deregulated banking system------China and Russia now control most of Iraq's ocean of cheap oil and we split rocks open by pumping very expensive diesel fuel and millions of gallons of water down empty holes for our oil-you know "drill baby" in order to develop oil with incredibly high support costs(frack and shale) the price of oil needs to stay high-so get used to high prices. It all had very little,if anything at all to do with Obama.
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Beau2140
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 5:10:21 AM

Our area is about $3.49 per gallon.
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SavingInNC
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 5:07:59 AM

60 cents per fill up is not much
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greshams
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 5:06:05 AM

some station are deliberately keeping prices high.
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Tegger
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 5:02:23 AM

OK
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twobroke61
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 5:01:59 AM

still has not went under 3.00 a gallon here we are at 3.29 right now
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Bonanza
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 5:00:32 AM

Yesterday's news
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Ziggy1962
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 5:00:16 AM

Needs to drop more.
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bjdorval
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:59:25 AM

Thank you President Obama.
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Chadgas
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:55:47 AM

Thanks.
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Z06KY
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:53:31 AM

Please now let it get to around $2.50 nation wide and stay there.
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Vlschulte
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:52:40 AM

I have 8000 gals around all the time
The price is still to high
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packards42
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:49:36 AM

Plenty of fuel around,
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Cachase1
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:49:01 AM

It might be a good time to stock-up, if you have a 1000 gallon tank on hand.
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Vlschulte
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:47:23 AM

You all need to remember What gas price were when hurricane Katrina hit was $1.85 And it went up $2.85 a gallon An came back down A year later, and then went right back up. now it taken this long 2 get under $ 3.00.
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MaxGasUp
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:46:39 AM

OK.
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TooLittle2Late
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:45:07 AM

Still didn't understand how Libya could do that to us, good that gas prices are still falling, a bit.
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BigDogOH
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:39:38 AM

Keep falling to pre obummer prices
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AKmailman
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:38:38 AM

I's like to see prices below $3.50 up here
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fratt
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:38:15 AM

Keep falling!!!
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NotTom
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:35:30 AM

good, let's keep them down
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TravelinMan52
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:33:18 AM

Glad to see that the prices are lowering, hopefully it will keep this trend going for a good bit...
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VB_Richard
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:30:41 AM

Appreciate what we have!
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jci25946
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:29:35 AM

How low can they go??
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:27:50 AM


     ok
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mrjames1818
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:20:07 AM

The lower gas pump prices go the better the economy will get
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biggiesize
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:11:34 AM

Sweet, but not low enough yet!
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prkuehn
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:07:25 AM

Getting closer.
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Gil43
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:05:53 AM

Ok
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smelser1123
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:03:41 AM

Let's get it where it should be at about 2.50 a gallon
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BEngr
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:03:07 AM

I hope it goes lower.
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skye1212
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 4:01:58 AM

Financial speculators on Wall Street, ie Goldman Sachs, have more to do w/high rices than
the cost of drilling.
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Quick68
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:56:02 AM

No reason the price of gas can't be $1.00 a gallon.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:54:09 AM

still at least $1 a gallon pverpriced
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tomok
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:51:32 AM

National average hits lowest since Libya crisis. The 'gas price god' continues to lower the price of gas to a more reasonable level, much more than what Barry would ever want it to happen. Below $2.50 or $3/Gallon, 'It's A Good Thing!' The fuel prices at the pump should be much lower for 'coming out of the closet' Sneekers666 'spending gone wild' very bad 'in the crapper' 'dog and pony show' socialist economy to recover just a little more than what it's ever going to do otherwise! The 'socialist in charge' does Not know how economics works. This country and the economy has suffered enough for much too long!
It will be bigger news when gas prices are below $2.50/gallon OR better - $2.00/gallon!
It does Not mattter how much the fuel prices go down, Big Oil is still making a profit!
Drive vehicles with high mpg, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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SkooterG
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:50:04 AM

$2.45 a gallon? I want to live in Tulsa!
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mahkokhan
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:48:53 AM

not here...
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kimochigirl
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:47:13 AM

Wish our gas here in Vancouver BC was that cheap...:(
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Nancy&Len
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:43:53 AM

I agree with you Ticoman54 100%!!!
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cheapertvs
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:43:10 AM

Please keep those prices dropping!
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gasmeup52
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:42:50 AM

Won't last forever but it's nice while it does.
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2013 3:42:16 AM

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