Thursday, March 22, 2012, 9:15AM: Well, to be an optimist, at least the relentless rise in wholesale and retail gas prices that started at the beginning of February seems to be tapering off. NYMEX futures prices have been stable since March 9, while Chicago wholesale prices have stayed flat for more than a week. Based on my calculations, though, retailers are paying about $3.99 a gallon for their gas, which means that prices could drift down to $3.89 (what I call the 0-cent margin price) or re-set to $4.09. Clearly, Big Red and friends are reluctant to push prices over $4 in the area. They tried in Indiana the past weekend, but it didn’t stick. Hard to predict if they take another shot at $4.09 or not today or tomorrow. –Ed Aboufadel
- Crazy in Chicago -- fill up again! https://t.co/7qeVfPB32P 08:19:47 PM November 01, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- Gas price hike: Indiana on Thursday, so Michigan on Monday, right? https://t.co/QJCd7kCHRe 05:06:47 PM October 29, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- RT @TheGasGame: Not good news ... https://t.co/M4tQOi6xLJ 08:21:45 PM October 24, 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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