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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by greysquirrell, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. greysquirrell

    greysquirrell

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    Gas has dropped to 2.69 to 2.99 in an around the Houston Galveston area. The sad part is we are excited
     
  2. schild

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    That's almost free, outside Chicago it was $3.55 at Costco yesterday.:steamed:
     

  3. dac1204

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    3.12 here in the Hixson/ Chattanooga area
     
  4. HollowHead

    HollowHead Firm member

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    Is that not an increase? HH
     
  5. harlenm

    harlenm Millennium Member

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    That is almost free. Paid $4.09 this evening.

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  6. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    Can't say fer sher, but he probably meant "to 'between' ..."

    Anyway...I knew Obama was going to wait until after the elections...! :rofl:
     
  7. TK-421

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    He means gas prices are between $2.69 and $2.99, depending on where you go, not that gas started out at $2.69 and is now $2.99.

    Last I checked gas was around $3.29 up here in Austin, but that was 3 or 4 days ago. I haven't checked prices recently, my car is still almost full.
     
  8. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Yup. Prices are getting nearer to historical norm vs wholesale prices. They've been 30-40c a gallon too high for over a month.
     
  9. MN-glock27

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    $3.14 for regular here in KC. Diesels not to bad either, filled up yesterday for $3.70.
     
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    true believer Super Moderator Moderator

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    GlockPride Glock 23

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    I have free gas most days, but your car better run on methane. :wavey:
     
  12. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

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    $3.55 or so in northeast PA.
     
  14. clancy

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    $3.95 here for regular, $4.60 for diesel.
     
  15. That's all Brother

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    Pima Pants Urine Idiot

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    I don't have a diesel and never have. I seem to remember when diesel was cheaper than gasoline but now it's more expensive. Does anyone know why this happened? EPA?
     
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    Diesel used to be a by-product, a waste fuel. It's part of the production process, and they used to just sell it. But now there has been laws enacted saying the diesel has to have less than 10 parts per million of sulfur, which means they need to refine the diesel. So the extra cost is paying for all the refineries they have to build now, since they didn't have enough refineries before.

    At least that's the story I heard, but I might be wrong.
     
  18. Sporaticus

    Sporaticus Aw sheet main

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    I wouldn't get too used to it. I think speculators got out of petroleum because they feared a Romney victory. In the 2008 campaign, candidate Obama indicated a desire to see $8 a gallon gasoline, to inspire conservation. Two days after his reelection, Obama made some federal lands off limits to oil exploration\exploitation. I suspect fracking doesn't have much future.

    A suggestion: if you have any available funds for investment, put them in a gas or oil ETF.

    Don't be surprised when the price of oil and gas start ticking back up.
     
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    Yep. If everyone can afford fuel, it's too cheap. Go to $8.
     
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    Paid 3.67 for diesel last night, I get 19 mpg and drive a whopping 30 miles a week to and from work. I still smoke out tailgaters when I can though, it's worth the cost of wasted fuel. I haven't had a gas vehicle in years, just the wife's car. I figure it best to not worry too much about the cost of fuel when compared to the cost of not working.


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