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Gas prices are rising in the region

Gainsvilletimes -- Experts expect peak around $4 a gallon by April

Less than a month ago, residents of Northeast Georgia were celebrating as gas prices hovered at $3 a gallon for the holidays; now, they’re hoping gas doesn’t spike upward of $4 a gallon by April.

According to GasBuddy, an online gas price provider, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Georgia is $3.32.

That’s five cents above the national average of $3.27. Compare that to a month ago, when Georgia’s average was $3.23 and the national average was $3.34.

“(Gas) rose a little more last year (at this time) than this year,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.

DeHaan also said he was surprised that prices are rising at a slower rate this year than last.According to DeHaan, gas will move up and


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 6:58:28 AM

repost?

Prices rising here and have been for a while.
MidNJ
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:02:03 PM

Down a few cents in some stations around me.
sydb7
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 4:57:40 PM

Gas prices are rising everywhere! You can not escape...
Tekkersmom57
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 1:33:03 PM

Gee, I would LOVE to have those "high" prices. We are averaging in the $3.70's and only went to the $3.60's very temporarily!

At 40 cent/gallon savings with a 15 gallon fuel tank....than saves the consumer $6.00 per fill up.
91Hilux
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 11:55:30 AM

Wow. tell us how you really feel... Funny this falls after the article about prices being steady.
tomok
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 9:37:07 AM

Gas prices are rising in the region? NO! Gas prices are lowering in the region!
Local gas prices are almost down to what they were in December before the new years. Just keep the trend of lower gas prices going and do not stop.
The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon - *$3, *$3.50/gallon or *$4.00 is Not the new low!
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! These resources are Not to be exported without taking care of the domestic market first. Speculators, manipulators and the banks continue to unfairly and unjustly make the driving public pay higher prices at the pump for their personal greedy benefit.
More Refineries are Not the answer, Stop exporting fuel is!
'Coming out of the closet' Sneeky's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Sneeky's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population and the job numbers continue to be down!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
dlemma
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 9:00:51 AM

yes - 58salty - and I like the comment about "experts at WHAT"!
58salty
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:34:22 AM

In Orlando they stay high taking advantage of the tourist.

We have two other articles today saying prices are steady or will drop. If all possibilities are covered someone will be right.

The press is so scared of the current administration it's nor surprising seeing every angle being covered.

The "Private Sector" will only read, hear & see what they want us to.

I have a theory for ya. When ya need gas you're going to pay what ever it cost when you buy it where you stop. It might be high or it might be 2 cents lower than across the street.

[Edited by: 58salty at 1/10/2013 9:40:36 AM EST]
k2kipp
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:30:15 AM

AGAIN... who are these experts?
Experts at what?
Flapping their jaws?
gvan
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:29:38 AM

"That’s five cents above the national average of $3.27."

National average of $3.27? The Gainesville Times needs a proof reader.
jcotaxi
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:21:12 AM

Three stories on the same day:
one says gas prices are on the way up,
one says gas prices are on the way down,
and one says gas prices will remain steady. . .

All written by"experts"!!!
rtw777
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:20:23 AM

Even conserving will not help.
Somis1
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:18:18 AM

Creeping up here, now.
truckguy115
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:17:52 AM

In California we are on the march to $4 a gallon again.
eagle_scout
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:16:38 AM

We've been between $3 and $3.19 for quite a while now...
freedomsailor
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:15:19 AM

So, now they are rising. Whoathunkit.
HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:14:43 AM

TO BAD FOR YOUR AREA.
buzzieNY
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:13:59 AM

Predications are like the weather forecasts.
RobertSpratt
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:13:47 AM

Lower, Rising...make up your mind.
PrepHermit
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:13:15 AM

Who says up, who says down? WTF.
scu227
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:13:01 AM

This is just wrong !!]

Demand continues to fall and supplies continue to grow, but ptices continue to rise. BIG OIL and SPECULATORS are as Greedy as can be and continue to hurt the world economies.
2962
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:12:56 AM

meg1561 your right when the needle gets toward E you just pay
Oldzin
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:12:51 AM

Not meaning to sound sarcastic, but I think we kind of already noticed this one on our own.
Gassed01
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:12:35 AM

What makes an expert and expert? It is like going to 5 doctors with the same symptoms and getting 5 different diagnoses.
dm9667_23
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:12:13 AM

bs
Lukus
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:11:34 AM

Here we go again. The crying towels are out because the execs want bigger bonuses.
BumpinButch
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:08:48 AM

Jeeze, One article says LOWER PRICE and the Next one says HIGHER PRICES, DIFFERENT AS NIGHT AND DAY? WHAT YA GONNA BELIEVE?
meg1561
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:08:35 AM

Tired of all the predictio0n articles. We are still paying.
TBecker1415
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:08:30 AM

i guess we r fortunate, down 2 cents here.
csnvcas
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:06:22 AM

I am with Jethro5000
1stClicker
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:05:59 AM

Predications are like the weather forecasts.
cherican
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:05:18 AM

Whatever. the only thing I see is prices increasing.
daquanabe
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:04:18 AM

What a bunch of crap!
w4kh
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:04:08 AM

Forecasting prices up; forecasting prices down; forecasting prices steady... Nary a single one of the forecasters knows what will happen in the real world that will drive pump prices... for the most part, they are simply hedging their bets, often with multiple experts offering differing forecasts for the same agency. I wouldn't let ANY of these "forecasters" loose in Vegas with any of my money.
bobcatfan
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:03:36 AM

Oil company manipulation.
FocusGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:02:17 AM

prolly not 4
angel4me
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:01:40 AM

nothing compared to CA prices.......
PackerfanMN
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:01:22 AM

All about greed.
techque
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:00:11 AM

yesterday petroterrorist retailers around here jacked prices 15¢/gallon.
joel27nc
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:59:39 AM

Why?
Gman2011MI
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:59:33 AM

they said something like this last year .......... a quess is all
TAT36
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:58:40 AM

WELL, WELL three different articles three different speculations.
mh44s
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:58:09 AM

Gas prices are more up than down.
cableman31
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:57:36 AM

Just what we need, MORE EXPERTS.
Rich_pa
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:57:16 AM

So much for steady prices, less demand and more inventories.
OldMan322
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:56:59 AM

The crooks around here are on the down 5 one day and up 20 the next
SSchmidty
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:56:11 AM

Yahoo!, does this all feel like a bad roller coaster ride yet? No worries mates if you buy from a place like Costgo which are using gas sales as a legit "loss leader".

In Bloomingdale, IL the price is consistently 15 to 30 cents CHEAPER per gallon over several years. Just noting the "facts"!
bluetruck54
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:55:49 AM

yes, the fact is the price IS rising. don't need a forecast for that.
krzysiek_ck
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:55:32 AM

Gig Oil Greed.
dgarz01
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:54:59 AM

suspcious
cssco
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:54:47 AM

Not In My Back Yard. Only because they have been high all along.
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