NYMEX prices have gone down the last few days, and the end of the March contract seemed to have helped, too. This morning, we are looking at wholesale prices of about $1.87. That corresponds to a 20-cent margin price (with no Midwestern premium tacked on) of $2.61. With the recent fudge factor of about 8 cents due to living here rather than elsewhere, we get a range of $2.48 to $2.69. Low price in town this morning is $2.60. So, I see more room to fall and don’t see a price hike coming today or tomorrow. By Thursday, of course, the situation could be very different. I was CORRECT about no price hike on Tuesday or Wednesday, but didn’t have time to post before the price hike on Thursday to $2.79.
- RT @GasBuddyGuy: Back in #Chicago: $3 gas. We didn’t miss you. Up from $2.97 this morning and likely to climb further. 😡 https://t.co/7dGqA… 07:11:31 PM April 18, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- RT @GasBuddyGuy: $5 GAS... is back in Essex, CA at two stations today, as crude oil prices continue to race higher and gasoline demand that… 07:11:23 PM April 18, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- RT @FamilyExpress: #GasPriceForecast: Fuel prices are likely to increase over the next 12-24 hours throughout our service areas. Fill up wh… 07:11:10 PM April 18, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
Why We Are Here
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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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