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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2014 9:42:20 AM

The new trading week is barely hours old and already oil prices are testing recent intraday lows, which could be a good sign for beleaguered motorists.

Oil prices currently have moved lower and are trading in the $91/bbl range, a price oil prices haven't closed at since May 2013. And what that could mean- lower gasoline prices- may show up in the weeks ahead if oil prices continue to hold at these levels.

This comes as North Dakota is likely to surpass producing one million barrels per day as a state. The latest numbers show North Dakota producing some 29.2 million barrels per day in October, 2013, the latest month for which data is available. Over 2013, North Dakota saw production increase every month, beginning the year...

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The_Waysiders
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2014 2:23:38 PM

Climbing now.
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mbfd302
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 12:23:26 AM

Old news,
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2014 5:50:36 AM

gas: they COULD go MUCH lower. The question is, why would Pig Oil and specutraitors cut into their profits?
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 1:06:35 PM

How LOOOWWWW can they go?
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 7:34:37 AM

would be nice if they'd be dropping at the pump too.
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KyPerson
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 6:13:01 AM

Our prices are slowly dropping but I look for them to jump back up very soon.
I'm cynical that way.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2014 5:52:39 AM

Barrel prices may be down, but pump prices certainly haven't followed suit.
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fuel2use
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 2:56:08 PM

End speculation.
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cobeng10
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 1:54:14 PM

Not my money
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Fitwit
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 11:21:44 AM

Sorry, I don't do the stock market.
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LuckyLou1
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 8:48:05 AM

Lets hope it goes down but its been going back up lately
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 8:13:03 AM

Keep dropping but faster. The trickle down is not enough.
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randyragon
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 8:05:13 AM

Oil has come down $10 a barrel the last couple of weeks. But gas around here has gone up 40 cents a gallon in the same time period.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:57:58 AM

For those of you who are still blinded by the shell game that is democrat and republican,and think that one side or the other is NOT out to fill their pockets and somehow have your best interests at heart---I urge you to reconsider----they are all dirty--Obama is heavily involved in global shale natural gas,and there is not too much green about blowing methane into the atmosphere,poluting ground and surface water like it is going out of style(I guess it is)and letting an army of trucks tear the hell out of our roads,so that Asia can have expensive energy-and what about pushing coal out of the way to do it?.......dirty-ALL OF THEM.
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fedupp
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:46:25 AM

Presidents do not have anything at all to do with oil prices-especially when they are supplying military aid to Israel in wars with the middle east(Yom Kippur war,and OPEC oil embargo)pissing off all of the middle east countries that sold us super cheap oil for decades(Nixon)-and presidents love to mess with the power structure in the middle east especially north American oil producers that later became president for some reason-like Bush 41....... and other presidents who understand that our economy only works for rich people during periods of high fuel prices sometimes step in and change things,like Bill Clinton and his 1996 oil for food program with Iraq-to keep low priced oil flowing and to keep Iraqi citizens from starving---or Mr.Halliburton and Bush 43 invading the middle east countries that did not attack us on lies-that has no effect on oil prices,or the strange propaganda campaign on Venezuela(no one has even mentioned Venezuela since they left,except when old Hugo died)both of the times we have seen world oil prices go through the roof in the last forty years were the direct result of the actions of the president of the US--and the last time on march 20 2003 is still affecting us every single day.The terror was in the two giant oceans of cheap oil in Iraq and Venezuela--and the ones who were terrified were the north American oil producers--because they can't even come close to being able to compete with $20.00 and $30.00 market priced crude oil.
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pitamon
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:33:15 AM

That won't last, the speculators will pump the price back up.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:06:25 AM

Rick52
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 1:02:51 AM Ignore Rick52 Report Abuse
Hopefully they will come down and stay down..Maybe it will help the economy move forward ...

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Very unlikely, lowering the price would be very unwise from a capitalist view.
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soupmanSC
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:04:07 AM

gas is going up here
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Rick52
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:02:51 AM

Hopefully they will come down and stay down..Maybe it will help the economy move forward ...
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Garyallman
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:01:44 AM

Yeah, the president has nothing to do with gas prices, if anything the oil companies control the president, as they surely have the financial resources to manipulate any and all with sheer lobbying power.
Matter of fact, when the new president gets into office, you can bet the oil companies will be in the new presidents back pocket in a NY minute.

[Edited by: Garyallman at 1/14/2014 6:02:48 AM EST]
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jflabbe96
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:01:42 AM

Lower demand for gas, lower prices for oil, and still the price of gas continues to go up. Something smells fishy.
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DJRIO
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 6:00:12 AM

we will see how the week progresses.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:59:32 AM

Good news.
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sleuth696
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:59:28 AM

and it doesn't reflect in gas prices
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:59:21 AM

You mean that the prices of commodities can change?
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Garyallman
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:58:14 AM

It's not about helping, it's about capitalism. Nobody cares about helping, people care more about making money, it's always been this way, nothing new.
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moenkopi23
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:58:01 AM

Yet gasoline prices remain high....
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:57:58 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:57:50 AM

it was just up yesterday.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:57:02 AM

good news
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:56:52 AM

And absolutely NO reflection at the pump
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:56:45 AM

Well come on than... start dropping
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:55:43 AM

VMIJim .... You need to see a Doctor..Obama or any other President can not Control Prices..
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:54:45 AM

I have never thought of myself as beleaguered
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TooLittle2Late
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:54:24 AM

Not helping the consumer at the pump.
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LeeFree
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:54:12 AM

Maybe it can offset the 10 cent/gal state tax increase we just got stuck with.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:53:35 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:53:21 AM

Just KEEP dropping!!!
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Garyallman
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:52:20 AM

High gas prices keep consumption in check, it would be unwise to lower the price when they are making lots of bucks. They know the public is willing to pay whatever gasoline rises to, it's already proven that the market can sustain $4.00 gas.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:52:13 AM

That's great news for us.
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VMIJim
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:51:06 AM

And the roller coaster ride of fuel prices under Oblamer continues amid all the lies, coverups, scandals, failed economic policies, & gross incompetence. Working class taxpayers will continue to be screwed at the pump, with our utilities, & with our taxes while Oblamer pushes his tree hugging, stimulus sucking, union dominated, ultra liberal agenda. Stop this madness in Nov 2014!
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friday21
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:50:54 AM

Still too high.
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drbogenbroom
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:50:16 AM

and our gas prices just jumped 10 cents
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:49:11 AM

The stock market also dropped big time.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:45:18 AM

Good news
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Dustin19d
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:44:55 AM

then why are prices so high
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jppezz
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:44:36 AM

So why are gas prices rising?
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74celica
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:43:46 AM

and yet prices remain high,went up by 32 cents and yesterday dropped by a penny,big deal
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Garyallman
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:41:37 AM

Refineries are making out like a banshee! Bet they'll have record breaking numbers$$$$
But I don't think the price of gas will come down significantly, the days of cheap energy are over, it's up, up, up from here to the future.

[Edited by: Garyallman at 1/14/2014 5:44:51 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:40:34 AM

No reaction at the pumps yet.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:39:11 AM

nothing at our pumps
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