Hey, I think I learned something last week. Last year during the third week on October, at the end of the week, prices seem to reset down, probably signaling the end of the Chicago Summer Premium. This year, they did the same. In 2002, right around Halloween, there started to be real problems with refineries in Chicago, and then we had a price spike. I can’t predict if the same will occur this year. Not including the CSP, the 0-cent margin price is $1.30 and the 20-cent margin price is $1.51. So, we have the potential to drift down into the $1.30s this week. But no official prediction right now, because I’m not convinced that I’ve got this right. Good no call. Prices rose to $1.59 on Thursday, a suprising price hike similar to what happened in 2002 at the end of October.
- 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
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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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