Price of oil staying down, why has gas gone up over a dollar?

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  1. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    Are we being gouged?
     
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    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at?

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    'Speculators'
     
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  3. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt

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    Obama and his secret Muslim army of Acorn volunteers took some time out of thier gun grabbing project to make sure we all pay too much for oil.
     
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    You live in Chicago, I live in California we'll never win when it comes to gas prices.
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    You ain't kiddin' brother! It got down to $1.99 for a few days, now it's back up to $3.39 in my area.
     
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    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    We never say it go below $2, I'd say the average right now is about the same as you.
     
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    2.15 here
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    I'd like to see that again.
     
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    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at?

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    $2.45
     
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    There was a perfectly timed refinery explosion/fire here in California a few weeks ago.

    The price went up .15 cents overnight and eventually rose to over $1.00 more per gallon in 3 weeks.

    It has receded .06 cents in the past week so, it's going down but, at this rate, it will never get back down to where it was before the next big thing that causes it to rise.

    P.S. there's no shortage of gasoline since we are exporting it at the highest rates since 1945.

    http://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=PET&s=MGFEXUS1&f=M
     
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    If only we could harvest the power of this gas.

     
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  12. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...its the old "summer blend" trick guys. the summer blend costs more to refine. :bs:
     
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    ...we need to legalize weed and convert our cars to hemp oil so theres a renewable crop thats easy to grow and no waste, 100% of a pot plant can be used for something. did i mention it was easily renewable?
     
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    It's definately crazy to see gas .50c higher a city away
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    Then it's the winter blend hike.
     
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    I live in the Chicago burbs. Lowest I paid was 1.79, currently its around 2.36.
     
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    ...thats what was reported on my local news.
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    You must be out in Egypt, I'm in Cook county.
     
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    NC wants to raise the 52 cent gas tax to 72 cents. :suicide: