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.
- $3 gas in 2018 and other fearless predictions: https://t.co/c5SaxSu8ms 06:05:06 PM January 01, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- You snooze, you lose ... https://t.co/EpF25AgY1v 06:41:20 PM December 17, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- 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
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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