Are fuel prices sneaking up again?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by moopups, Nov 14, 2006.

  1. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    Seem to be around here, maybe its just the winter demand, what have you noticed?
     
  2. GoatsRus

    GoatsRus TMESIS

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    Yep, 2 days after the election was finalized, gas rose anywhere from 8 cents to 10 cents a gallon overnight. I think keeping gas "relatively" low and not rising the price during the election was just another ploy. Before elections began, gas was up, up , up then down, then up......well, you get the idea.
     

  3. gunslinger598

    gunslinger598 Well-Known Member

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    Gas tried to go up here for about 2 days, then went back down to actually .02 lower than it started. I expect it to try and spike up again as the holidays approach. Currently unleaded reg $2.04 diesel $2.30
     
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    Snowdancer Well-Known Member

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    They went up 6 cents a gallon for regular 10 days before the election. :shrug: So far, they've held steady at that 6 cent increase.
     
  5. moonwolf

    moonwolf Well-Known Member

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    bought regular yesterday in N. Minnesota at $2.19/gal.
     
  6. Aintlifegrand

    Aintlifegrand Well-Known Member

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    Ours went up for about a week but are going back down this week.. we will see if this holds with holiday travel and demand changes.
     
  7. DenverGirlie

    DenverGirlie Well-Known Member

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    has increased .08 across the board since the elections.
     
  8. Alice In TX/MO

    Alice In TX/MO More dharma, less drama. Supporter

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    I don't think it's 'sneaking' when they post it on BIG signs along the roads. :rolleyes:

    hehehe :)
     
  9. Explorer

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    Our unleaded regular, 87 octane, has been very slowly declining since Labor Day. Currently between $2.34 and 2.39 in local towns.
     
  10. mama2littleman

    mama2littleman El Paso

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    I was thinking the same thing. There is no sneaking going on. It's out of the closet, on the couch in the living room with its feet up on the coffee table AND it has invited friends over.

    Gas prices have gone up here .09 since the election.

    Nikki
     
  11. nebula5

    nebula5 Well-Known Member

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    Sigh. Our gas prices have not gone up since the election, but alas, never went down that much. The lowest I've seen has been $2.39/gal. Many stations nearby are still at $2.51/gal. Central NY State.
     
  12. pcdreams

    pcdreams Well-Known Member

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    same here.. No suprise really. Anything to try and get a vote eh?
     
  13. virtualco

    virtualco Zone 10a

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    Here in Cape Coral it is still 221.9, same as before the election. :cool:
     
  14. edcopp

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    Our gas went up 12 cents per gallon on the afternoon of election day. Statement made :cool:
     
  15. diane

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    S.C. Mich........ours went up .10/gal the day after elections to $2.29/gal. It had been at $2.19 for about 6 weeks if I remember right. It had been $2.29 for a couple of months before that. I think just before Thanksgiving it always takes a jump. I read somewhere that Thanksgiving is actually the busiest road trip holiday.
     
  16. Ramblin Wreck

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    My usual gas station went from $1.97 to $2.09 from the night of the election to the next morning. They've dropped back to $2.05 now.
     
  17. Alice In TX/MO

    Alice In TX/MO More dharma, less drama. Supporter

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    mightybooboo Well-Known Member

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    Premium back up to 2.79/gal,it was as low as 2.59 before the election,not that there is any connection,gosh no. :rolleyes:

    BooBoo
     
  19. DW

    DW plains of Colorado Supporter

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    the elections are over!!!
     
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    The elections are over, also the Goverment is reporting a surplus in reserves, and warmer than seasonal tempertures, it is $2.16 right now.