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Old 02-21-2015, 03:35 PM   #241
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Costco got all the way until to $2.05 a few days ago, and today dropped back a penny to $2.04. So maybe prices will start going down a bit again.

There are some refinery strikes going on at the moment.

The lowest we every paid was in January - $1.69 per gallon at Costco!
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Old 02-21-2015, 03:52 PM   #242
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It looks like several Costco stores are offering the best price today at $2.23/gal. Sorry to see it going back up. The best I have gotten was $1.85/gal several weeks ago.
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It got down to $1.99 here for about 2 weeks and is now back at $2.09.
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Up over 15% in the last month.

My hybrid is starting to look like a smarter purchase.
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Old 02-28-2015, 11:12 AM   #245
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Gas prices are just a manipulation of general public for economic reasons. Low gas price help people spend. Gas prices will rise after the new year. Companies are slow to react so diesel prices don't have the same volatility. People will literately sell a fuel sipper for a gas guzzler after a month of low gas prices.

So my predictions are gas prices will rise after the new year and the economy will take a sharp downturn after the next election.
Gas prices will break $3 before the end of the year and possibly for a short period during the summer peak.
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You don't need diesel to be cheaper than gas to make a diesel car worthwhile. At 45/50 mpg diesel would have to be 30-50% higher before a gas car would break even. And it's usually only 10-15% higher, at the most. Unless you have a pretty high mileage gas car, diesel usually wins even with the difference.
The last time I looked here, gas was $1.98 and diesel was $2.99 -- never would have expected diesel to be 50% higher.
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The last time I looked here, gas was $1.98 and diesel was $2.99 -- never would have expected diesel to be 50% higher.
Those are the prices I have been seeing. Diesel $1 higher or worse.
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Those are the prices I have been seeing. Diesel $1 higher or worse.
I saw that for a short time here, but now the difference is around $0.50 to $0.60, with gas around $2.15 and diesel around $2.60.
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Those are the prices I have been seeing. Diesel $1 higher or worse.
Saw RUG @ $2.05 and D2 @ $2.41 in Tomball, TX this week.
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Those are the prices I have been seeing. Diesel $1 higher or worse.
We're running about $2.39 and $2.99 here. That's about 25%, which still puts the beetle (45 mpg) in the lead, although not as much as I would like. If a car gets 30 mpg and diesel is 50% higher, it's a break even point. And I doubt it will get more out of balance than that.

In our personal situation, with the Highlander getting 20 mpg vs. the beetle at 45 mpg, even at 100% higher the beetle wins. We drive it whenever we don't have to haul stuff.
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I buy my gas at Costco almost all the time. From Jan 29 to Feb 28, the price went from a low of $2.09 to $2.79 today. Big jump in one month. I feel for people who commute.
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I last got gas on February 5th, and the prices will be higher the next time I need gas. It's already gone up at least 20 cents/gallon here, since then.
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Big jump in gasoline last 10 days in so-cal , like over 20 cents. Diesel is not up much.#2 Diesel in now cheaper than R.U.G. Haven't seen that for a long time locally.

The local XOM refinery (150,000 bbl day) is still at limited capacity , repairs after an explosion in feb. are going slowly.
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Reviving an old thread on gas prices since prices around here seem to be dropping again. $1.69 to $1.74 for regular is pretty common for discount stations here in East Texas but I saw it for $1.57 in Houston a few days ago at a brand named station. I suspect it's cheaper at some locations but I actually saw these.

Never thought I'd see prices like this again.
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Reviving an old thread on gas prices since prices around here seem to be dropping again. $1.69 to $1.74 for regular is pretty common for discount stations here in East Texas but I saw it for $1.57 in Houston a few days ago at a brand named station.
Maybe I should move to Texas. Here it's $1.99 for regular and $2.69 for the premium fuel I need.
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I need premium in a couple of my cars too. It seems to be averaging about $2.39 around here but regular is really getting cheap.
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Reviving an old thread on gas prices since prices around here seem to be dropping again. $1.69 to $1.74 for regular is pretty common for discount stations here in East Texas but I saw it for $1.57 in Houston a few days ago at a brand named station. I suspect it's cheaper at some locations but I actually saw these.

Never thought I'd see prices like this again.
We just drove down to Florida from Illinois, passing through Kentucky, Tennessee and Gerogia. The least expensive gasoline I saw was $1.87, most was $1.99. I filled up this morning at Costco, premium @ $2.49.
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Yeah - the low gas prices in TX are in Terrel, TX, just east of Dallas $1.44/$1.45 per gallon.
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Costco has come down to $1.69 in the Rio Grande Valley, otherwise it's in the high $1.70s.
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$1.73 at Costco about 10 days ago, and I saw the same price at a major station yesterday. Southwestern Ohio.
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$2.55 here in Vegas today. I paid $2.05 in Bellingham at COSCO Tuesday.

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