Oil prices are flirting with all-time highs due to tensions about Iran and Nigeria, and wholesale gas prices are creeping up to follow. Fellow gas buddy Patrick DeHaan has pointed out to me to start watching the NYMEX “RB” futures, too, as they track the wholesale price of “Gasoline Blendstock”, which is what we are starting to use as they faze out the MTBE additive. Watching both “RB” and my old friend “HU”, I am getting the sense that a price hike is coming tomorrow or Wednesday, to $2.85 or higher. I don’t know when this ramp up is going to stop, but you can get gas for $2.61 in Sparta today. We saw a price hike on Tuesday the 11th to $2.89, so the prediction was CORRECT.
- Things were a bit too jumpy last week ... https://t.co/AidU5gWRxf 05:45:39 PM January 12, 2020 from Twitter Web App
- It probably would be a good idea to fill up today: https://t.co/QRtUzGSR6P 09:26:31 AM January 05, 2020 from Twitter Web App
- 2020, here we come! $3 gas next year? More here ... https://t.co/wrIenWNFZB 01:33:13 PM December 29, 2019 from Twitter Web App
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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