When I agreed to contribute here, I said, “Sure, I can write an post a week!” The market is pushing me towards a daily contribution. The loss of the crude distillation unit at BP Whiting has wreaked havoc on the Midwest markets. As of this post, Chicago CBOB was up 60 cents and RBOB was up 65 cents. Without some crazy market reverses, I don’t see how we will avoid another price hike this week. A simple addition of today’s market increases and today’s spike prices across the Great Lakes region puts us above the $3 mark. If you haven’t topped off yet, today’s spike price may start to look pretty good by mid-morning tomorrow. -TS
- Go to Lowell. Buy gas for $2.20. Win the Gas Game! Hike expected this week: https://t.co/mYZd76hrQj 08:25:27 PM February 19, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- About that $3 prediction that I made ... (Hint: seek out $2.49 or lower): https://t.co/LOGVR7kaxl 08:18:54 AM February 11, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Let's Play! Hike coming this week ... https://t.co/cJoq8k4yaU 02:02:40 PM January 21, 2018 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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