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Diesel and Gasoline Prices Continue Decline

truckinginfo.com -- Once again this week, the price of diesel and gasoline at the pump saw a decrease over last week's prices. Nationally, the average price for a gallon of diesel fell 8.6 cents to rest at $4.03. According to the Department of Engergy's weekly report, all regions in the U.S. saw a drop in the price of diesel this past week.

Despite this continued decline in diesel prices, the national average price is still 13.8 cents above where the price per gallon was last year at this time.

The cheapest diesel can be found on the East Coast in the Lower Atlantic region, where diesel prices dropped an average of 9 cents to $3.92 per gallon.

The steepest decline in diesel prices was seen in the Midwest and on West Coast, where prices fell approximately 11 cents over last week's average price for a gal..


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Submitted Oct 30, 2012 By: 1studman
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07skydriver
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 11:31:26 AM

Just stay home.
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treehood
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:37:32 AM

So if you believe the gasoline prices are being manipulated by big oil and speculators, what should the true market price be? 19 cents a gallon, $1.50, $3.00? I was just curious what people here thought the price of gas should be.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 11:30:34 PM

Apparently we're a little out of the mainstream. Prices are holding in the $3.55-3.90 range for regular. Seems like only a couple of months ago ir was slipping pretty close to the $3.25-3.35 range. I hope we catch up pretty soon. It's still painful to fill the tank.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 11:13:34 PM

So what do refineries sound like on a still night? Stills? That is what the basic process is, after all. Next is a cat cracker. Probably hear that on a halloween night.
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Not around here.
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They were gouged here today. Taking advantage of someone else' disaster!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 11:05:22 PM

Have a long way to drop to become "reasonable"!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 11:05:20 PM

Not Fast Enough
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 11:03:51 PM

I have a sneaky suspicion that prices are going back up.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 11:03:13 PM

Everything but diesel is dropping here. And I can almost hear the refineries on a still night.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 11:01:10 PM

Yea, after a 50 cent RAISE 2 days ago!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:55:27 PM

more of less works well for me...how about you?
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:53:49 PM

Gas prices are still too high.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:52:36 PM

NOT HERE, GAS IS AT $3.59 OR HIGHER & DIESEL FUEL IS AT $4.19 OR HIGHER...
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:52:36 PM

$3.92 is not going to cut it.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:52:24 PM

I feel bad for the truckers
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:49:49 PM

It won't last long. Since last week (after Sandy developed) gas futures have gone up 19 cents.
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Not fast enough....... but we all knew that already!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:48:17 PM

Does not seem like it at the pumps.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:42:39 PM

Not 'round here.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:40:27 PM

need to deop a lot more for me to get excited.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:39:07 PM

And then Sandy hit!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:36:28 PM

whoppie!!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:36:22 PM

Dropping prices are coming to an abrupt halt very soon!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:31:56 PM

Good news. I suspect a lot of gas stations are profit taking in my area by slowly lowering prices.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:31:25 PM

good news but not fast enough
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:25:01 PM

Where they went up not down here.
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Haven't seen that one yet.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:24:11 PM

Maybe we will actually see some $2. some thing prices
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:24:09 PM

not seeing it here.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:22:39 PM

hope so...
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:21:45 PM

No new declines here in N Texas. A few stations have gone up a little.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:19:50 PM

Diesel is not dropping as fast as gas.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:19:31 PM

Good news . Hopefully prices will continue the downward trend.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:17:13 PM

where?
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Diesel needs to drop.
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Good!
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Keep drilling in all of America.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:11:49 PM

Avg. Price down .22 cents from last week here on mid left coast.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:11:09 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:06:50 PM

Just keep that downward momentum going!!!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:05:57 PM

Less than $2.99 in SC.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:05:18 PM

Saw 30 cent raise actually
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:04:47 PM

Just in time for Christmas
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 10:03:15 PM

Yes, this is good news! Keep declining!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 9:59:15 PM

I just filled up my Prius with $3.029 a gallon regular.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 9:56:10 PM

Then why did all gas grades go up over 30 cents per gallon today?
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 9:55:36 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 9:53:49 PM

Lol, diesel has barely budged...
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 9:52:32 PM

I hope it keeps falling.
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