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Experts: Richmond refinery fire will boost gas prices

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by 427, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. 427

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  2. Snaps

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    just what the economy needs, higher gas prices.

    This is all being done on purpose to make Obama look bad.
     

  3. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    For the past 20 years, the big oil companies have been buying smaller oil refineries, and closing them.

    Now, the USA barely has enough refining capacity for our daily needs.

    There are just 2 refineries which supply supply 90% of the refined petroleum products for the city of 3million I live in, and most of the rest of the state.

    The entire USA, and it's economy, is now held hostage by the oil industry.

    It wasn't until Katrina, when the price of gasoline got up to $3/gallon in the USA, that the oil companies realized that the ordinary consumer WOULD pay pretty much ANY price for gasoline.

    They have been setting new records for profits, quarter after quarter, almost nonstop, ever since.
     
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    Ordinary consumer has no choice but to pay it. Unless you count don't go to work/lose job as a valid option
     
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    Just what we need, flamers in San Francisco causing good decent folk problems.
     
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    I didn't know we even had a refinery here.

    John
     
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    Please do not write such thing! You will only upset folks. There are many who cannot take the truth.
     
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