Gas prices... going down?

Discussion in 'The Chatter Box' started by StaceyRosado, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    So in the past month the price of gas went from $3.97 to $3.33 of course it is going down slower then it went up, but I will take anything at this point, still praying for it to continue to go down :pray:
     
  2. liz

    liz Active Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Shelocta PA
    Average around here is STILL $3.75...Supposed to be going down soon though :cry:
     

  3. hornless

    hornless New Member

    326
    Oct 5, 2007
    Still $4.11 here :(
    I doubt they will go down far...Ours are getting higher still.
     
  4. Candy

    Candy New Member

    Ours is down to $3.65--I'm much more worried about the cost of heating fuel. :GAAH: I can drive less since I am 'retired' but I HAVE to keep DH warm this winter. Since his stroke he is ALWAYS cold. Me--I have a "cold' room that I escape to. :angel2:
    Candy
     
  5. all1965

    all1965 New Member

    381
    Oct 6, 2007
    AR
    We to have seen some relief. It was around $3.80 and now has gone down to around $3.39 at Walmart, Sams, and Krogers.
    Diesel has gone down to $4.30 instead of being around $4.75
     
  6. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    um thats interesting, have you personally checked it recently --- i mean we are in the same state so it shouldn't be going up in one area and going down in another
     
  7. Hailee's Herd

    Hailee's Herd New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Michigan
    It is $3.77 at the nearest gas station here.
     
  8. alyssa_romine

    alyssa_romine Breaking Dawn Ranch

    Oct 4, 2007
    arkansas
    it went from $4.02 to $3.48 here
     
  9. enjoytheride

    enjoytheride New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Humboldt Co Ca
    Prices have gone down here - regular is about $4.22 and diesel about $4.79. It's dropped about $ .30.
    But I'm thinking that we still need to be careful. That rapid rise and the way it happened makes me think someone ( or group ) was fiddling with the market. The thing that changed was that use went down and many economies suffered- that made purchasing oil at high prices more unattractive and the price dropped. It became clear that high oil prices would do more damage than was expected.
    I really hope that people keep developing alternative sources of powering vehicles- that seems to me to be the only way that some equalibrium can be maintained.
     
  10. Ivy

    Ivy New Member

    112
    Aug 9, 2008
    Midwest
    Gas prices usually drop toward the end of summer. Summer driving season is ending.
    Now they kill us with heating bills.
     
  11. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    yes they usualy drop but not this fast -- may be it is just my location, :shrug:
     
  12. Ivy

    Ivy New Member

    112
    Aug 9, 2008
    Midwest
    Oil had fallen too as of late.
    But dont worry Opec is thinking of cutting back supply at the next meeting to help push the price back up. They dont want it to drop to much. Its been in the news as everyone waits for Opec to decide if thats what they will be doing next, which they probably will.
     
  13. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
  14. Ivy

    Ivy New Member

    112
    Aug 9, 2008
    Midwest
    Its called profit. Its what makes the world go around these days.
    Greed, the human way.

    Sad, IMO.
     
  15. StaceyRosado

    StaceyRosado Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2007
    NJ
    dont get me started on that -------------------------------------------------------