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ZS Gasoline Watch--North America (post current prices here)

Post by Valarius » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:56 am

I figured it'd be a good idea to make a thread where we all compare the gas station prices in our areas. In the last two months I've seen a twenty-cent increase for my area. Nevada usually runs higher than the national average for some reason. A pipeline runs from California into Reno, and a couple of years back something went wrong with it. Gas stations across that city, and Carson City, went dry pretty quickly in a couple of days. Only a few were allowed regular replenishing of their gasoline tanks.

The cheapest place I've seen is a Pilot station, in Fernley, for 2.69 per gallon.

Last week, it was 2.59. Ten-cent difference then and now, but it's enough to create massive lines that give the employees a headache.

Northern Nevada's average is 2.79.
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Post by bgaesop » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:59 am

Last week it was 2.31

2.49 average now.

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Post by Joe Ghoul » Wed Aug 17, 2005 1:03 am

About 2.35 in New Orleans
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Post by Krebain » Wed Aug 17, 2005 4:10 am

2.79 is the cheapest I can find here. It's like, 3 something in Potomac.
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Post by Foxen » Wed Aug 17, 2005 7:42 am

Honolulu - central Honolulu just went up tonight (I compare Chevron rates since that's where I normally go...it tends to be average but I consider the fuel quality a bit higher because all their Techron fancy advertising got to me)....

Yesterday - town rates were at $2.67 for the cheapest quality gas.
Tonight - town rates are at $2.71.

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Post by Mugwug » Wed Aug 17, 2005 7:48 am

Price here is hovering around $1.00 a litre (thats 3.785 Litres to a US Gallon), even taking the exchange into consideration we're paying the equivelent of $3.10 (USD) a gallon here.

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Post by Einstein » Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:00 am

AVERAGE of 2.60 here
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Post by Jynx » Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:23 am

$2.59 in Dallas, Tx.

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Post by jor-el » Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:57 am

$2.59 for reg; $2.70 for diesel when found.
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Post by Horatio_Tyllis » Wed Aug 17, 2005 9:06 am

$1.04 a litre... glad i'm not driving my pos van anymore... that'd be $104 to fill my tank.
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Post by yoyoyoimdaZombykilla » Wed Aug 17, 2005 9:08 am

http://aaa.opisnet.com/?212_0E15D7B5407 ... C352E1B1EC

AAA has a site for this, hope it helps.

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Post by the_klenzer » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:32 am

$3.60us a gallon ($1.10cdn a liter)
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Post by thecheeto » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:36 am

I don't have a car, I sold it when I moved over to the wrong, I mean east, coast. Anyway the price is about $2.35 or so here in the South Orange area of NJ.

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Post by TheLastRifleMan » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:36 am

Mid Michigan: $2.75 a gal. $2.71 with my discount card.

Did you hear about the record profits the oil companies made last year? The average was 35% over last year, BP being the most profitable at a 56% increase in 2004.

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Post by thecheeto » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:53 am

Supply and demand. They have what you want and they will charge as much as they can get you to pay.

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Post by Amber » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:10 pm

I've seen anywhere between $2.35 and $2.56. I work at a truck stop. Seeing the gas prices go up 10 cents and disiel go up 15 cents over a couple of hours is frightening.

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Post by Doctor Jest » Wed Aug 17, 2005 1:06 pm

About 2.48 a gallon here today, but...

In Pittsburgh, there is a local grocery chain called Giant Eagle. They also own a chain of GetGo gas stations, and they have a cool deal. The grocery stores scans your "advantage card" when you buy food and keeps track. The more you spend, the bigger of a discount you get at the GetGo gas station. You just let the pump scan your card.
I generally let the discount build up for a month, then go fill up (once you fill up, your discount is reset to zero). But last month my discount was $1.10 per gallon, so I filled up my ten gallon tank for about eleven dollars. It is a great program; Giant Eagle is cleaning up, though the other gas stations are pissed.
You can only apply the discount to one tank of gas (you can't line up all three of your cars and fill them), but if you had a truck with big gas tanks it could really save a bundle.
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Post by DevastatorIIC » Wed Aug 17, 2005 1:41 pm


Out here in Eagle River it's at least $2.44. Gone up probably 20 cents in the past few weeks.
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Post by kyle » Wed Aug 17, 2005 1:45 pm

This one isn't the best but it's something: http://www.gaswatch.org/
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Post by TEC9man » Wed Aug 17, 2005 3:05 pm

$2.69 to $2.89 in Milwaukee.
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Post by ThatOneGuy » Wed Aug 17, 2005 3:41 pm

Average of $2.50 in Indianapolis.

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Post by Orson » Wed Aug 17, 2005 4:12 pm

Self-Serve Regular Price*:
Low: $2.579
Average: $2.628
High: $2.739

Average Cost To Fuel A Vehicle With a 15 Gallon Tank:
Current: $37.70
Month Ago: $35.68
Year Ago: $29.93

still trying to find the one that lowered the average of all of them >_>

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Post by bgaesop » Wed Aug 17, 2005 4:47 pm

Holy crap! The prices just jumped 10 cents literally overnight. $2.59 now.

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Post by SMERSH » Wed Aug 17, 2005 5:33 pm

bgaesop wrote:Holy crap! The prices just jumped 10 cents literally overnight. $2.59 now.
shit, it dropped 10c TO $2.59 here
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