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Message Posted: May 12, 2014 9:30:04 AM

Motorists hitting the road in the last week probably haven't noticed much, but the national average is seemingly on its way lower. Average gasoline prices across the nation fell almost 2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.63/gallon, or about a nickel more than a year ago.

Many states have seen some relief, and more is on the way for many, but I'll pinpoint Washington and Oregon as two states that may not see relief as quickly, and could temporarily see higher prices as tight supply put upward pressure on retail gasoline prices.

Some of the cheapest gasoline prices today in the U.S. are found in Oklahoma, where prices average $3.35/gallon, a 4 cent drop versus last week. Other states with among the lowest prices: Montana...

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mrsshopper1
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Message Posted: Jun 25, 2014 6:21:30 AM

Various average prices along the provinces. I think on average, prices have gone up.
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Jun 25, 2014 1:35:05 AM

Soon to raise again...
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 8:14:59 AM

Okay
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honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: May 19, 2014 5:33:01 AM

not around here. It's still more than a quarter higher in average than last year and still about a dime more than last month.
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agrico
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 1:47:41 AM

I'm ready
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fedupp
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 10:39:13 AM

China got Iraq's giant ocean of cheap easy to access oil--and we got fracked! China pumps oil of of their super cheap oil leases in Iraq(over 60% of Iraq's incredible SUPER CHEAP oil leases,that were made available to China-and a host of international oil corporations, by our foreign policy in 2003/2004 are now controled by China,and have been for a while ) for a tiny fraction of OPEC/world market price-and Russia+ India are right on their heels----and this is just the beginning,they are talking with Iran,Kuwait,and Venezuela about their cheap easy to access oceans of oil-and leases.If you feel like ruining the rest of your day,do some reading about it on Google-and don't be fooled by the sugar coated articles that say it's oa GOOD thing China won the Iraq war without firing a shot-and their control of Iraq's oil helps keep the manipulated world price of crude oil high enough to frack,and steam tar oil out of sand pits--because that it the opposite of GOOD!
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 1:35:52 AM

okay
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 1:34:18 AM

starting to come down, but not quickly
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tjc09f
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 7:37:46 PM

i havent seen it
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40mpgsaturn
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 1:49:04 PM

Goes up fast & down very slow!
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Zeke33
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 12:53:18 PM

Down a very little now, but up a lot come Memorial Day. You can bank on that!
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Ebaz
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 9:23:34 AM

Sigh
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FranklinON
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 8:58:44 AM

I'm with fedupp on this one. And while we're debating long-term policy, what is the purpose of ooohing and aaahing over every penny shift in prices? It just feeds the speculators.
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fedupp
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:29:30 AM

If we are ever going to see cheap oil/fuel again(which I highly doubt)we will need a completely different plan than pumping 3-9 million gallons of water,and thousands of gallons of expensive diesel fuel down depleted oil wells-or holes in the ground that should have never been oil wells(fracking)--and steaming tar out of sand pits with expensive solvents,and massive quantities of natural gas(tar sand oil)--it would be one thing if Iraq,Venezuela,Kuwait,Iran,Saudi,ect.ect.ect. were out of cheap easy to access oil--that is not the case,what is the case is our foreign policy the last 11 years drove the manipulated price of crude oil high enough to even make a profit off of frack oil,and steam tar oil--and why not? We will just pay for all of the extra costs from now on-----we saw $1.00 per gallon gas out of $20.00 per barrel oil----what makes anyone think we are going to see $2.00 gas out of $100.00+ per barrel oil?
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dwg6392
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:25:08 AM

It's dropped here in Maryland too. It would be nice if it were to continue, but I'm not betting on it.
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Jeffro61
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:17:36 AM

Roller coaster ride.
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gougenator
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:05:08 AM

everytime these articles boast gasprices going lower, turn into lies and prices end up going up anyways, aint holding my breath
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Ferdman17
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:04:02 AM

Still on the rise here...
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Petrock
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:01:15 AM

We are not seeing much relief around here. We used to stay below the national average, but now it seems Marathon has managed to push us up above the national average!!!
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djp071158
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:00:31 AM

I think gas was cheaper last week. On my commute, 3.609 is the norm now. Last week, it was 3.589. The week before it was in the upper 3.60's.
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chuckohio
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 6:00:17 AM

Okay
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jppezz
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:57:45 AM

We haven't seen any.
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fillerupyeoww
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:55:48 AM

Here comes Memorial day and higher prices.
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millerin
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:55:26 AM

true
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bikerWI
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:54:54 AM

Ok.
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Maintroll
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:54:33 AM

Slight, boy you have that right, only a smidgen would be more like it.
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LeeFree
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:53:29 AM

Still around $3.90 here.
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ostrichNV
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:53:29 AM

A tiny drop here, of maybe 2 cents per gallon...
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GasBubby514
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:52:50 AM

Still around $3.70/gallon here
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soupmanSC
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:51:22 AM

not here (SC)
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koened
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:50:48 AM

I'll take it!
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jacob5066
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:50:48 AM

very slight indeed
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dc1552
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:49:56 AM

not here......
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rupert64
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:49:33 AM

yay
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Ziggy1962
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:48:38 AM

Old news.
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valby
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:47:44 AM

Not here.
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wingryder92
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:46:37 AM

It's better than nothing!
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Lengas
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:46:29 AM

A teeny bit
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yelobus
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:46:19 AM

$3.35 is not a good price.
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aburns20
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:45:45 AM

Not enough
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Me210
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:45:40 AM

I think it is stuck here.
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DanFMA
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:45:24 AM

Very Slight.
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madison8359
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:44:58 AM

No decrease here.
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f4driver
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:44:58 AM

Old news.
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drbogenbroom
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:44:53 AM

ok
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vjmagic
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:44:49 AM

better than an increase
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BigBearHug
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:44:06 AM

right
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74celica
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:43:35 AM

down by pennies up by quarters
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G_ler
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:42:03 AM

old
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Dustin19d
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:38:36 AM

didn't they just say with all the refineries going back online the price was going to drop significantly?
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