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View Poll Results: What will gasoline hit this summer (regular unleaded) per gallon - national average
$5.00 90 38.96%
$5.50 69 29.87%
$6.00 42 18.18%
$6.50 12 5.19%
$7.00 plus 18 7.79%
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      06-09-2008, 03:07 PM   #67
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$4.29/gal at Chevron, yesterday, Spring Valley & Montfort, Dallas TX. 93 oct.
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      06-09-2008, 03:23 PM   #69
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FYI UK Prices hit $2.66 per litre (£1.33)!! I repeat, per litre!
I am in your range dude..
Germany: $ 2,58 per litre (1,65 €) or ~ $ 9,75 per gallon

Just filled up for ~ 45 litre which cost 74,- €. Thats just ridiculous..
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      06-09-2008, 03:32 PM   #70
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$4.29/gal at Chevron, yesterday, Spring Valley & Montfort, Dallas TX. 93 oct.
Head down to Uptown. On McKinney the Shell has 93 @ $4.77...yuppies

If you are North...the Texxaco @ Frankford/Toll has been @ $4.15 for 93 for over a week.
With the savings you can get a sody pop.
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      06-09-2008, 03:35 PM   #71
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Head down to Uptown. On McKinney the Shell has 93 @ $4.77...yuppies

Wow, I'll have to check that out..
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I am in your range dude..
Germany: $ 2,58 per litre (1,65 €) or ~ $ 9,75 per gallon

Just filled up for ~ 45 litre which cost 74,- €. Thats just ridiculous..
I hear you...filled my tank yesterday, and topped £74!! ( $148!!) these prices are criminal
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      06-09-2008, 03:47 PM   #73
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I hear you...filled my tank yeaterday, and topped £74!! ( $148!!) these prices are criminal
ouch. guys across the ocean r hurtin payin by the litre...
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      06-09-2008, 03:55 PM   #74
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ouch. guys across the ocean r hurtin payin by the litre...
Pitty the 330d won't run on cooking oil at 85p per litre,unlike my old astra diesel how i wish i still had that car now
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      06-09-2008, 04:07 PM   #75
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Hopefully it gets so prohibitively expensive that the cops have to resort to bikes or 1-2active cars. Then we can really have some fun on the highway
I'd rather they go to 1-2 active cars since everytime i see biker cops they're always hiding.
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      06-09-2008, 04:26 PM   #76
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its definitely going to hit $5 by the 4th of july...
at current oil prices gas should actually be at $5.50 right now, but gas prices always lag oil prices.
I wouldnt be surprised if we saw $6 sometime during the summer.
You know nothing James! Hah j/k. Yea $5 is for sure I think....$6 I don't know about. Saudi Oil Minister called an emergency meeting today and being that they are the largest oil producer it does bode somewhat well for oil prices. Plus they are the only country that has a substantial amount of unused production capacity. They're producing about 9.5 milllion barrels/day when they could be producing about 11.5- if they produce to capacity it'll dramatically reduce the per barrell price of oil.
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If you average one tank of fuel per week at 18 gallons, for every $1.00/per gallon that gasoline increases will cost you $936 per year. This will effect people depending on their income, financial budgets and amount of debt they are carrying...but what is really crazy is take the average income...somewhere around $35,000 a year...for every $1/per gallon that gasoline increases in cost you are giving up 2.6 % of your pre tax income.

I believe that gasoline will see prices somewhere between $6-7.50 per gallon. I hate to see government step into private sectors but you have to wonder at what point will something be done to control the gross profits that oil companies are making before our nation turns into a "MadMax" scenario.

Remember, rising fuel prices are effecting everything we purchase, not just our gas at the pumps. Groceries and every retail good that arrives via a truck...and I don't know of many that don't, are escalating at an alarming rate...so while the average income is effected by 2.6% just at the pumps you can figure it's much higher than that when you factor in the remaining products we purchase. It's out of hand..and I don't see it getting under control anytime soon...I might start drilling in my backyard!!
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      06-09-2008, 05:22 PM   #78
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I am in your range dude..
Germany: $ 2,58 per litre (1,65 €) or ~ $ 9,75 per gallon

Just filled up for ~ 45 litre which cost 74,- €. Thats just ridiculous..
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And you Europeans wanted us to convert to the metric system....look what that would have gotten us...I stay with the good ol US Gallon...it's definitely cheaper!!

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At 20 mpg and 15,000 miles per year...the difference between $3 gas and $4 gas is $750 bucks per year ($2 per day)

big frickin deal
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      06-10-2008, 11:44 AM   #80
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At 20 mpg and 15,000 miles per year...the difference between $3 gas and $4 gas is $750 bucks per year ($2 per day)

big frickin deal
No doubt baller! wait until it gets to $5, then $6 I'm sure that is where we are heading. people in America working minimum wage can't get to work anymore and put food on their table at the same time.
Now is an extra $750 to $2000 going to affect me that much maybe a tiny bit but the people working minimum wage think about those people for a while. Big cities with public transportation are niches all around the world every where else people have to drives long distances daily.
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      06-10-2008, 12:29 PM   #81
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Four (4) pages and maybe two (2) posters think it might go down, short-term?
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it was $4.71 at my local Mobile last night....Prolly over $5 today...
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      06-10-2008, 12:36 PM   #83
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at least we have gas so we dont have to walk.
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Wow, maybe it's cheaper if we just buy the whole barrel and find some way to refine it or something....
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THANK god we got a hybrid saturn vue i drive.... honestly its been saving me so much money recently at 30+mpg. with a 13 gallon tank. that thing can drive me atleast 400 miles on a tank of 4.10x 13= 45 dollars.

Anyways i put 76 dollars of gas in my car on sunday...16.x gallons at 4.70 i believe.

I guess its kind of better for me, im not putting miles on my lease.
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Here in Montreal its $1.51/Liter for regular (87 oct.)

Yesturday was $1.36/Liter for regular (87 oct.)
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Hate to rain on your little parade but HOW you measure it is irrelevant. Taxes are higher across the pond. Doesn't matter if you pay by litre, gallon or spoonfull. This is just ignorance. No, not even. Basic education.

I for one think the high prices are good. Not only will it get people to drive less, reducing congestion for ME, but will cause people to use less oil in the long run, reducing the negative environmental externalities burning those fuels causes.

I would whole-heartedly support a price floor of $4/gallon in the US. If the actual price dips below, a tax is automatically applied to keep the price at $4 or above. It seems that price is the only way that Americans can be convinced to conserve. "Doing good" isn't enough. Mandating fuel efficiency (Read: CAFE) is not enough.

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And you Europeans wanted us to convert to the metric system....look what that would have gotten us...I stay with the good ol US Gallon...it's definitely cheaper!!

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at least we have gas so we dont have to walk.
lol...we're gonna have to start walking soon if gas prices continue to increase at the current rate.
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