Wholesale prices rose on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday of last week. The Tuesday rise contributed to the new price last Thursday of $2.29 rather than $2.24. Thursday and Friday’s rise didn’t seem so drastic that we would get another price hike today, but we have, to $2.35. Of course, wholesale prices are down today as I write this, so the new price may be discounted quickly. We are still running 3 cents under the usual 20-cent margin price, though. I expect that to change in May, as the last few years, prices in May have run about 3 cents over the 20-cent margin price. Yes, the new price sure was “discounted quickly”, as Speedway gave back the price hike on Wednesday, and most stations followed.
- Still no rush to fill the tank ... https://t.co/ZGf83EEmk3 07:32:41 PM October 17, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Lack of drama continues with gas prices ... https://t.co/owaBr4Gdih 07:03:29 PM October 07, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Still looking for a price hike on Monday, but this is a silly September: https://t.co/hRv324DmcM 04:30:57 PM September 22, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
Why We Are Here
Ed A.: ab...@gvsu.edu
Craig P.: cr...@paull.net
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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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