If you thought winning in Iraq meant seriously lower gas prices, so far you are mistaken. Wholesale prices did drop significantly since mid-March, but they have climbed 15% lately (thank you, weak US dollar!), and we are back to where we were at the beginning of April. Back then, prices were in the $1.40’s and $1.50’s. Now, with the Chicago Summer Premium in effect, we can expect prices in the $1.50’s and $1.60’s. I expect another price hike later this week, to about $1.66. Prices rose on Thursday, May 22 to $1.59, so I was CORRECT about the price hike, but WRONG about the price.
- It's the most wonderful time of the year ... to buy gas! https://t.co/rBFbqhfCgN 11:05:58 AM December 03, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- Happy Thanksgiving! Not sure if we hike tomorrow or not ... https://t.co/djRBIMUSRB 07:10:52 PM November 21, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- Crazy in Chicago -- fill up again! https://t.co/7qeVfPB32P 08:19:47 PM November 01, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
Why We Are Here
Ed A.: ab...@gvsu.edu
Craig P.: cr...@paull.net
Tim S.: ts...@gmail.com
Bill E.: pa...@yahoo.com
The name of the site is based off an essay Ed wrote for the Grand Rapids Press titled "The Gas Game". The current website was established later by Patrick DeHaan after he and Ed predicted gas price hikes on GasBuddy's website GrandRapidsGasPrices.com, as well as Ed’s personal web page.
Note: To be precise, add 9/10 of a cent to all prices described on this web page.
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