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Sandy Helps Push Gasoline Prices Lower

CNBC -- Gasoline prices are likely to keep falling, after Super Storm Sandy shut down highways and air travel across the East Coast. "We're not going to see prices move higher because of this storm. We're going to see prices move lower," said Tom Kloza, oil analyst at OPIS. RBOB gasoline futures were down a half percent, at $2.62 per gallon in afternoon trading Tuesday.

Gasoline at the pump continued to decline, with the national average for unleaded regular $3.53, a penny lower than Monday and 11 cents cheaper than a week ago.

Kloza and others said gasoline could move higher in the short term but the dynamic favors lower prices.


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Submitted Oct 31, 2012 By: Bicycle_Rider
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 6:13:27 PM


Still going down here. $3.00 and less.
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driver169
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 8:02:02 AM

goldentone: whatever
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kyjlh
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 6:12:16 AM

keep going down. need to get back to where it was 4 yrs ago. $1.84
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jethro5000
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 4:58:46 AM

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goldentoe
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 11:47:42 PM

Looks like I've my standing on the 30 Day Rank list has gone up about 1000 places in the last few days. I suppose because of all of the power outages or should I thank President Obama for that also?

Let's see, what did Mitt Witt say in the first debate? "...making sure that those people who are less fortunate and can’t care for themselves are cared by -- by one another." ... "And what we’re seeing right now is, in my view, a -- a trickle-down government approach which has government thinking it can do a better job than free people pursuing their dreams. And it’s not working."

So Breezy Point, NY, according to Mitt Witt, you are on your own. Your house burned down? Go ask your neighbor for help. Don't expect Brownie to do a heckofa job this time!

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bston
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:38:13 PM

Prices have increased this week, & doubt they'll go back down for a long time!
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pastorpaulcg
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:16:16 PM

Are we supposed to believe that the election has nothing to do with lowering prices?
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dylan126
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:11:07 PM

I do not believe it is Sandy that is pushing prices downward.
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OGW
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:07:41 PM

Not coming down here but are going up!
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boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:03:55 PM

Thank you Sandy.
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gwill76
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:03:53 PM

Gas prices are like that rollercoaster now in the ocean...UNPREDICTABLE
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rahcat
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:03:07 PM

Time will tell.
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maxcap59
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:01:42 PM

Went up 10-15 cents here today, and we're nowhere near the path of Sandy
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OGW
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:00:23 PM

Not in our area. After Sandy slowly moved on, prices started to crept up and there were shortages at some terminals as some stations have not received their delivery yet.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:55:44 PM

good
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pbear316
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:55:22 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:53:53 PM

Good
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:51:41 PM

Gotta figure that refineries near the Gulf Coast are used to hurricanes and have more back-ups, @megadiesellv.

Sandy was a "once in a century" storm but those seem to be happening a lot more nowadays. Is climate change really a hoax?
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clermont40miles
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:50:11 PM

Lower is good. Now pass the savings along.

Up like a rocket. Down like a feather. Gas price spike behavior.
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Gas Thirsty
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:45:07 PM

Let's hope this stays.
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must87searcher
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:43:24 PM

I have seen the price of gas fall at a couple of stations in this area, which was hit by part of Sandy. Hope it just keeps going down.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:43:23 PM

We will see?
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mageetp
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:39:52 PM

We will see how this developes over the next few days.
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naspa
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:39:19 PM

The article before just said prices are going up! Which is it. GB is confusing me as always
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:38:14 PM

This is actually a reverse surprise
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whaboush
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:36:06 PM

Lower??!! Not in NJ or NY.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:29:55 PM

I'll take it
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:27:00 PM

with reduce demand comes reduced prices
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PrettyLittleLady
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:25:35 PM

CA's not that low..
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:23:24 PM

yeah, good news for a change. Sorry for friends and faimly in NE US. Glad something good could come out of it.

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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:23:15 PM

Tell that to the local Philips 66 dealers that went up a dime.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:18:58 PM

good news there
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:17:42 PM

Good
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dasimon
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:17:38 PM

Hnmm conflicting information.
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drz614
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:15:35 PM

futures were at 2.62? seems kinda low
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:14:40 PM

A silver lining?
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wayoung56
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:13:02 PM

Hmmmmmm...
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Gary65
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:12:04 PM

That's a switch.
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36IHBinder
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:11:12 PM

double edge sword
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investmentdr
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:10:25 PM

I'm confused; thought gas prices only went thru the moon
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LCSTEELERBOB
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:10:09 PM

well maybe something good will come out of sandy
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chillyman3
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:07:34 PM

If they raise prices it would be price gouging.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:05:02 PM

good
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txkrb
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:04:06 PM

Actually the wholesale price of gas was up over 2 cents a gallon at times today and settled 1.48 cents up per CNN
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:00:23 PM

“and we need to drill now”

Johnny one-note Southrob, do you ever post anything else? The same thing 5x per day whether it is relevant or not (generally not).
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:00:12 PM

I'll believe it when I see it.
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mstearno
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 8:57:21 PM

this is a crap article
if prices were up they'd blame sandy
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 8:55:04 PM

A SILVER LINING?
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southrob
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 8:53:55 PM

and we need to drill now
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kiosk12y
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 8:53:53 PM

up 10 cent @ my fav station now $3.21 100% no ethanol...eth blend up about 13 cent from 2.97 to 3.09...
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