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Re: gas price thread

Post by crea2k » Jan 09 2015 5:02am

I know last time in Florida it cost me about £20 to fill our hire car, to fill my car in the UK costs about £50-£60.

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Re: gas price thread

Post by friendly1uk » Jan 09 2015 8:50am

Last month the average US gallon cost $6.68 in the UK
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Post by The fingers » Jan 09 2015 9:47am

Wonder what the price is currently in Hawaii?
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Re: gas price thread

Post by edcastrovalley » Jan 09 2015 10:38am

The fingers wrote:Wonder what the price is currently in Hawaii?
I looked on gasbuddy.com and the cheapest seems to be $3.09 but the average is listed at $3.455.

Here in Northern California I see $2.30 to $2.49. I fill up my Prius at Arco and pay with a $20 bill and lately, I have to go in and get change. 8)

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Post by The fingers » Jan 10 2015 1:39am

It just dropped by a penny from yesterday, $2.28 for regular and $2.48 for premium. Haven't seen that Cap and Trade tax yet. :?
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Re: gas price thread

Post by crea2k » Jan 10 2015 3:51pm

Wish it was that cheap here !, when im on holiday and not at work I save a total fortune on fuel.

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Post by Dauntless » Jan 10 2015 7:33pm

The fingers wrote:It just dropped by a penny from yesterday, $2.28 for regular and $2.48 for premium. Haven't seen that Cap and Trade tax yet. :?
Well darn. I was out of town so I didn't see it, people around me noticed but didn't get the exact jump. I've yet to see an explanation of what makes it go up how much.

http://www.thenewamerican.com/economy/s ... -and-trade

http://cafuelfacts.com/cap-and-trade-for-fuels/
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Post by The fingers » Jan 21 2015 12:17am

$2.20 regular, $2.40 supreme. :shock:
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Post by Alan B » Jan 21 2015 12:50am

The cap and trade tax isn't fixed, and it is up to the oil companies how they average it out, so it will be hard to recognize

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Post by dnmun » Jan 21 2015 1:25am

finally got $1.99. $19.20 for a fillup. change from a 20. used to be $40.

but it is evil since so many people are losing their jobs in the production area though. i expect 1/2-2/3 of the drilling fleet to be laid up by summer and 240k jobs gone.

texas real estate already impacted. north dakota is gonna be deserted by summer. abandoned man camps and rv parks.
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Post by 999zip999 » Jan 21 2015 3:24am

Opec is controlling world oil prices. They would like to crush North Dakota oil fields. They can afford it. As it's a waiting game for opec. Just crush the new found oil fields of USA. And the puppet people of the United States. Puppets.

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Post by aroundqube » Jan 22 2015 12:02am

Price today in central NJ for regular - most of the usual low price stations $ 1.889 gal. BJ's Wholesale Club $ 1.819 for non members and $1.719 for BJ's Perks Plus ( credit card ) members, full service. In NJ it is not legal to pump your own gas. Attendant will come to your vehicle. There is a service area on the North end of the Garden State Parkway that gets a lot of out of state traffic . Attendants ( gas jockeys, no more cleaning of windows, etc. ) average $60 to $80 a day in tips from people who never had their gas pumped for them before.

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Re: gas price thread

Post by dnmun » Jan 22 2015 12:06am

my ex said $1.65 in denver@costco.

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Post by Ch00paKabrA » Jan 22 2015 10:27pm

999zip999 wrote:Opec is controlling world oil prices. They would like to crush North Dakota oil fields. They can afford it. As it's a waiting game for opec. Just crush the new found oil fields of USA. And the puppet people of the United States. Puppets.
Yup, that is basically what is happening but it is mostly the Saudis who driving this and it's not really the US they are after but Russia. Russia pissed them off so they are teaching them a lesson. These gas prices are hitting Russia's economy hard. My sister just filled up for less than $20.00 but she has a small car. $1.699 for the no-name stuff here at the Jersey Shore.

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Re: gas price thread

Post by DAND214 » Jan 22 2015 11:48pm

Is it still going down?
It was down to 1.74 with carwash here and next week it was at 2.04?

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Re: gas price thread

Post by aroundqube » Jan 23 2015 12:13am

There was a ripple like that here too. Now it is continuing to drop below where it was before the ripple.

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Re: gas price thread

Post by crea2k » Jan 23 2015 4:30am

Filled my car up yesterday and it cost, what equates to $88 for a tank of regular, if I had put super in I think it would break ther $100 mark.

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Re: gas price thread

Post by The fingers » Jan 27 2015 12:47pm

Each grade dropped another two cents. 8)
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Re: gas price thread

Post by Dauntless » Jan 27 2015 6:44pm

So they're saying that the refinery slowdown has finally caught up with the oversupplied inventory, the reserve tanks are no longer full. California will be switching blends about now so there's NOTHING stored for that. They'll get prices back up some.
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Re: gas price thread

Post by Eclectic » Jan 27 2015 7:37pm

Totally off topic but I'll have to remember this next time I'm at the airport paying $10-$15 per gallon for a bottle of filtered tap water.
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Re: gas price thread

Post by The fingers » Feb 02 2015 11:06pm

Went UP two cents over the weekend. They're blaming a strike at Shell refinery. Uh oh. :evil:
Now Tesoro up north is closing one due to the strike. :x
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Re: gas price thread

Post by fechter » Feb 03 2015 12:08am

Bam! up 10 cents in one weekend.

I have a sneaky feeling that after they financially damage the competition, the prices will go back up about as fast as they came down.

Right now might be a good time to buy an electric car.
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Re: gas price thread

Post by dnmun » Feb 03 2015 2:57am

it really is a good time to start watching for the Leaf cars coming off their leases if you buy at the dealerships and there will be more of the new model Leafs they will be desperate to sell. i finally bot a honda civic hybrid and i now see lots of them offered on CL too.

gas made a bottom just before the refineries begin their maintenance period and there is a strike at 9 of the larger refineries now also so that has pushed the price of gas back up.

crude made a desperate bottom around $43.50 on thursday and then when the rig count drop came out friday there was a huge short covering move in the commodity into the close friday and the move continued up today.

several of the oil producers i follow made 10% moves off the lows friday and they were making new high for this move with some up 20-30% off the margin call and hedge fund busts of december and january lows.

it seems that the trade has turned, it is now clear that the lay down will be almost 50% by april or may and we have most probably hit the high in production for this country for the next 10 years maybe forever. last week was 9.23mmbopd, may get to 9.31 before the last of the momentum from last year's production gains trails off.

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Re: gas price thread

Post by markz » Feb 03 2015 3:10am

I paid $0.759/liter for regular unleaded yesterday. Today its $0.849/liter

GasBuddy is a good program to use to find the cheapest gas in your area for Canada, perhaps USA.

For awhile there I wasnt paying $1.20'ish, since I was on the poormans transportation vehicle aka bus.

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Re: gas price thread

Post by dnmun » Feb 03 2015 4:10am

crude is up to $51 overnight. too early to call, but the herd has turned. maybe.

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