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Handful of states pulls national average higher single-handedly by 3c/gal

GasBuddy Blog -- If you live under a rock and somehow are reading this blog, you may not be aware that problems with refineries and pipelines in Illinois and Wisconsin are making a great impact on gasoline prices in that region. States affected include Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. So far today, average prices are up 7.7c/gal in Illinois, 8.2c/gal in Michigan, 7.4c/gal in Indiana, 5.3c/gal in Wisconsin, 7.0c/gal in Ohio, and up 2.3c/gal in Kentucky. Keep in mind these averages will continue to rise as prices at the pump continue rising at more stations as the day wears on.

The increase in these states is so massive, it has pulled up the national average by almost 3c/gal at this moment today. Without the above mentioned...


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pfone1847
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 4:25:01 AM

Oh what great news.
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RONALD777
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2012 6:50:14 PM

Sounds like a good time to own some oil stocks.
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MeiThink
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2012 2:17:32 PM

What aggravates me even more is that areas with oil refineries should be paying LESS for gas than areas where oil is not refined in their backyards! We have a major Chevron refinery less than 20 miles from us, and pay more for Chevron gas than those who live farther away. I don't get it???
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queenie1007
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 3:23:20 AM

Believe that when i see it!!!
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 9:37:52 PM

ok
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stealthvan
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 10:15:33 AM

2 days later we are are at $3.69-$3.89 at most stations (minimum. Got refineries nearby but we are always nearly highest in the nation due to Washington state gas taxes. Time to move!
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albert2008
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 9:02:47 AM

not good
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 6:02:17 AM

torinix: only reason? greed.
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torinix
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:56:35 PM

Last Weds price in MD $3.41, Friday it went to $3.51, today $3.59. These are some steep price increases, with no real reason as to why they are jumping like this.
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albert2008
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 10:24:17 AM

not good
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 6:01:11 AM

it's going up everywhere. Been jumping over 50 cents / gallon in the last month. No reason.
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2012 1:44:45 PM

ok
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ok
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Ok
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ok
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 12:09:53 PM

Wow...3 days on this article.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 11:55:41 AM

It keeps going up ^^^^^
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 10:44:32 AM

.30 raise overnight here
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 9:39:41 AM

Has anyone else noticed that the highest prices, or red areas, in the central US states, matches closely the location of Speedway / Super America gas stations?

Whats up with that? !!
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OldMan322
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 9:24:02 AM

Going up more, another 30 cent yesterday here

[Edited by: OldMan322 at 8/4/2012 9:25:09 AM EST]
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bigoilscamsus
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:29:15 AM

The Romulus station near Detroit is not on the highest priced gas stations in the area!! just maybe the States Attorney finally did his job!! it will take us about 6 months to find out!1 the crook who has been operating this station needs jail time for all the money he has robbed from the Detroit area Consumer!! His friends who sill have their gas priced at 44.29.9 should join him!!Shell ,Marathon and Valero should also be jailed!!
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:29:01 AM

The trend is always up with fuel prices. The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon, $3 to $3.50/gallon is Not the new low!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money. Consider using other forms of less expensive transportation to lower your cost.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012
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mandoid
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:18:12 AM

not up here, but way too high
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:16:17 AM

We're up this past week by 45 cents!
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:09:21 AM

old blog
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:02:18 AM

OK
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Need update
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:00:01 AM

Old news it is.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 8:00:00 AM

It is absolutely ridiculous around here!! $4.09 @ the corner cash price!!!
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:59:12 AM

oLD NEWS.
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OK
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:54:55 AM

Get the refineries going and move on.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:54:49 AM

3.98
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OK
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:53:10 AM

$3.89 here
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:52:18 AM

Weekender
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:50:51 AM

Weekender
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:50:26 AM

And when will they be investigated?
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:50:04 AM

warning message here
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:49:02 AM

the increase in these states is so massive, it has resulted in the arrest of several hundred executives of pig oil , sorry i was dreaming.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:48:01 AM

And.....
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:47:46 AM

K
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:47:24 AM

OLD
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:47:20 AM

Prices keep rising everyday here.
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Time for a new story, PLEASE.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:45:51 AM

Ok.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:45:26 AM

This article tells us why the average is meaningless. Where is the fuel available for the least amount of money? That is what we want to know.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:45:21 AM

coulda sworn I've read this somewhere before...... :(
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 7:45:05 AM

I'm near Flint Michigan, gas ranges here $3.78 to $4.19 as of this a.m.
yes that is for regular in a 12 mile radius.

[Edited by: berniMI at 8/4/2012 7:46:47 AM EST]
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Old News
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