Apr 28, 2012, 05:52 AM
Sad they are bragging like this is a deal ?
After a recent drop in gas prices, experts say people may be paying less at the pump this summer than originally predicted.
"On a national level, it is coming down," Neil Gamson, economist with the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Wednesday. "It has surprised a lot of people, including us."
According to the short-term energy outlook published by the EIA on April 10, prices were predicted to peak at a monthly average of $4.01 in May, averaging $3.95 through the summer driving season from April through September. That would have been a 6.3 percent increase from $3.71 per gallon last summer.
According to GasBuddy.com, gasoline prices in the Pottsville area Friday ranged from $3.75 to $3.83. The national average price was $3.832 while the state average was $3.893, according to the EIA on Monday. The EIA releases weekly averages every Monday.
so what does the EIEIO Know anyway ?
Good prices would be $1.49 a Gallon
Now that they got fines, prices will rise so we have to pay them
Gas prices may be easier on the wallet this summer - News - Republican Herald
Last edited by jeff of pa; Apr 28, 2012 at 05:56 AM.
Apr 28, 2012, 08:23 AM
gas will be easier on the wallet by a few cents ALL THE TIME it is climbing higher and higher.
brag away but ya ain't fooling me. the creep higher and higher in about 2 years will be staggering for most households. geez, if we can't handle this increase now, can ya imagine in a few good years with it being in the $5 range how many will fall? alot.
gas IS WHAT IT IS. the powers that be control that. work gas budget into your daily living and don't look back. best anyone can do
Apr 29, 2012, 09:45 PM
Living the WP
At least we can be happy we elect people that do not have your best interest in mind, huh? It is what it is, nothing we can do but keep letting the bad guys win. It is the best we can do after all.
Originally Posted by FarmerChick
And just wait till you draw social security! There is no inflation so you do not get cost of living increases according to the Feds. How are you going to budget that?
Apr 29, 2012, 10:50 PM
well obviously TRY to change the situation some with your vote etc. but in the end, it is what it is.
Apr 30, 2012, 06:17 PM
PEOPLE ASSUME WHAT THEY DON'T KNOW, YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE!
No ACTUALLY the "GOOD FUEL PRICE" would be $0.49 a gallon!!!!
Originally Posted by jeff of pa
If I was President; I would take away welfare! I wouldn't make any bargains with foreign countries! I wouldn't take #@*& from any country! I would close the borders! I would get rid of taxes! I would make EVERYONE own at least 5 guns! I would ENFORCE Finders Keepers Law !!!!!!!!
Apr 30, 2012, 06:27 PM
yea I think it broke $1.00 a gallon when I started driving,
Bin upset ever since.
Apr 30, 2012, 06:31 PM
I take that back Cost of a gallon of Gas 40 cents
Cost of Living 1971
How Much things cost in 1971
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 4.3%
Yearly Inflation Rate UK 8.6%
Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 890
Average Cost of new house $25,250.00
Average Income per year $10,600.00
Average Monthly Rent $150.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas 40 cents
Datsun 1200 Sports Coupe $1,866.00
United States postage Stamp 8 cents
Ladies 2 piece knit suites $9.98
Movie Ticket $1.50
Below are some Prices for UK guides in Pounds Sterling
Average House Price 5,632
Gallon of Petrol 0.33
May 08, 2012, 05:37 PM
I deal in reality
It's the pipeline! The offshore oil producers know there days are numbered so they are trying to boost sales by droping prices. Also usage was project to drop this summer as fewer traveled. I think it just might drop into the $60's per barrel in the near future. I think the bluff has been called.
May 08, 2012, 06:02 PM
May 08, 2012, 06:34 PM
seen it at $3.619 today, by the time I decided to Top off my tank I Had to pay $3.639
closest to my home $3.799
cost me $21.66 to Fill my tank & I was still on full
Last edited by jeff of pa; May 08, 2012 at 06:39 PM.
May 08, 2012, 07:40 PM
I recall 29.9 a gallon (early 60's gas war) but mostly we paid about 35 cents a gal. We got our windows cleaned, oil checked, and a free glass or something. New non-luxury American made cars averaged about $3,000 and the average factory worker (they were once the core of America) was making $3 an hour plus good benefits. Today unskilled folks average about $9 an hour with crappy benefits and most don't get a full 40 hour work week.
To have it like we had it back then a lot would have to change.
"Everything is an anomaly" Michigan Badger
May 09, 2012, 09:14 AM
I deal in reality
I remember .25 a gal and you got prize stamps at the Spur gas station I worked at in the '50s. Usually everyone just got a dollars worth per stop. Couldn't get far on that dollar today. By the way, it cost the producers $5 a bbl to produce the oil. Some markup !
May 10, 2012, 06:18 PM
Tribal Member of United Houma Nation - ---= Wolfpack Rocks! =---
Like it or not, it's the political season so that's why prices are dropping.
Look at gas prices during the presidential campaigns since 1972. There's a direct co-relation between the timing of the elections (regardless of party) and the price of gas.
Price always goes down as the elections get closer, always goes up when they're over.
Republican or Democrat . . . makes no difference. Soothes the masses and influences the vote in favor or whomever is already in power.
If it hadn't happened in 2008, the current administration might have won all "57 states." Any way you slice though, it would have more heavily favored the party not in power.
Last edited by Chadeaux; May 10, 2012 at 06:21 PM.
May 12, 2012, 07:48 PM
Got a tingle up my leg when the news media just informed me Gas has gone down 15 cents in the last month WOOOOOOOWEEE saved 3.00$ this week Trouble is health ins. just went up 445.00 this month (welcome to the medicare supplement) oh yea 98.00$ bucks more for that medicare bill. Guess gas is cheap if you compared
May 15, 2012, 06:58 PM
I deal in reality
In spite of BO some of our oil production has gone up. North Dakota's projected production for 2012 is suppose to surpass California's 196 million barrels and possibly Alaska's 209million barrels, but will lag behind Texas's 553million barrels.
BO won't approve part of the pipeline that would bring in oil from the Alberta,Can. so they are going to build a pipeline to send it to their west coast to sell to China.
Check out the story in Popular Mechanics, June 2012,page 62
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