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Gas prices look to give up some ground

GasBuddy Blog -- The tide may have turned for weary motorists as the current national average has fallen behind where it was a year ago. It's been quite some time since that situation has aligned. There's more good news ahead- with some recent losses in wholesale gasoline prices, motorists may see a small break at the pump in the week ahead, depending on region. Most likely to see declines are those living east of the Rockies.

Even hard hit areas are now seeing lower prices today than a year ago- Los Angeles average gas prices today are over 6c/gal lower than a year ago. Chicago is is down about 2c/gal over a year ago. NYC is down about a penny over a year ago. Detroit, MI is down 13c/gal from a year ago. Even hard hit areas like Grand Rapids, MI...


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Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2013 8:24:08 PM

Depends where you live, here it is going up.
txrojo2005
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2013 10:16:23 AM

I agree with MiataPrincess
MiataPrincess
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2013 9:59:21 AM

not seeing much of an decrease....and it is very slow
snapper06
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 8:29:37 AM

Hopefully this trend of oil prices falling continues. I am sure everyone would appreciate that.
moose21040
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 6:41:00 PM

wont last long!
sydb7
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 11:11:29 AM

Giving back 5 cents after going up 80 cents is not anything to cheer about.
DanMtz
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 9:13:00 AM

Unless, of course, there's another refinery accident.
studebaker1940
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 8:41:45 AM

Only be for a little while before going to $10
SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 8:28:55 AM

It is about time!!!! Pump prices still too high...
blupupher
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 7:26:01 AM

would be nice
RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 6:16:41 AM

Last year, I didn't see premium price cross $4.00. Premium spiked over $4.00 in the past few weeks.
pitamon
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 6:03:46 AM

Gas dropped 4 cents yesterday, keep on dropping.
rick_evans
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 6:01:52 AM

re-A baby step
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:59:34 AM

Good
kirzon484
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:57:59 AM

just like a yo yo
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:57:15 AM

Good
Ferdman17
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:57:13 AM

Not yet... not yet... waiting
warlord1
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:56:57 AM

interesting
Chadgas
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:55:22 AM

Not in my back yard.
TheeRedRam
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:53:35 AM

Seeing is believing
LeeFree
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:52:33 AM

I'll believe it when I see it.
jeff95519
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:51:43 AM

will see
Ringmaster2008
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:51:42 AM

Should be a lot lower with the price of crude
lindact
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:51:16 AM

Small changes but steady climb upward.
mrjames1818
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:47:42 AM

Big whoop - just because they are lower than they were last year doesn't account for the fact that the cost of oil was higher last year
oas
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:46:36 AM

Not holding my breath.
gaspumpin
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:45:45 AM

Right on "Bill100"
greshams
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:45:44 AM

sure keeping prices here at the highest.
stpetebp
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:45:30 AM

Doubtful
Redink
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:44:36 AM

Big oil not sure they want to lower prices.
Lengas
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:43:39 AM

Break up the Big Oil Monopoly, create competition between the oil co's, that will bring down the gas prices.
Bill100
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:42:27 AM

Only grudgingly. They fall much more reluctantly than they rise.
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:40:26 AM

a fews cents is not giving up ground
aburns20
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:39:05 AM

Not enough to make up for the jump since January.
Dailyrun
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:37:39 AM

time will tell
Foxt
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:37:11 AM

not here.
Gas Slave
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:36:02 AM

There's a big white excuse coming this week, they'll play games with us
wingryder92
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:31:41 AM

While prices are lower than last year so far there will be increases as taxes increase.
dbecks44
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:31:11 AM

we'll see...
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:30:59 AM

believe it when you see it
jmg144
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:29:51 AM

Disregard these short-term trends,general trend is unfortunately upward.
JSX515
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:29:41 AM

Temp.
rjd1608
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:28:34 AM

don't believe it. it's tuesday, the day in toledo when gas prices go up, and i bet they will
epf
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:27:49 AM

I'm from Grand Rapids, hard to feel this optimistic.
neptune2008
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:27:42 AM

every time they say this it goes up...what crap
bama56
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:26:12 AM

ok
bama56
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:25:51 AM

ok
bama56
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:25:27 AM

ok
billy44bo
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:25:19 AM

The best price here is $3.43, However it was $3.39 last month and the low was down to $2.85 a few months ago. Thanks barry
bama56
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:25:06 AM

ok
bama56
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 5:24:43 AM

ok
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