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Some states see big drop in price vs. last Thanksgiving, some see spike

GasBuddy Blog -- It feels good to see falling gasoline prices... motorists love it, gas stations love it (yes, you read that right!), so who's singing the Thanksgiving blues? I mean, no one should- gas prices have fallen nicely the last few weeks, right? Well, you're kind of right. But since we have short term memory, we won't remember that even with falling pump prices, you'll still be spending the most you ever have to drive to Grandma's for turkey and fixin's.

So what states are coming out better than last Thanksgiving?
Washington. 2011: $3.69. 2012: $3.48. Difference: down 21c/gal.
Alaska. 2011: $4.04. 2012: $3.86. Difference: down 17c/gal.
Oregon. 2011: $3.63. 2012: $3.50. Difference: down 13c/gal.
Montana. 2011: $3.53. ...


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LocalSpyGuy
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:57:42 AM

It has been trending down lately but it's still higher than last year.
jethro5000
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:51:00 AM

If prices are down now, just give it a few days!!!
wild3bill
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 7:36:32 AM

Hudson Valley midway between Albany & NYC hit the lowqest in a long time with most Reg. below $3.90; Prices above $4 are almost gone;-)
Tiput
Champion Author Ottawa

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 5:04:50 AM

no change here.
truckpdlr
Champion Author Tucson

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:59:44 AM

3.11 here
gaspumpin
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:57:56 AM

Drops not happenin' here, prices are increasing.
1Boog
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:56:56 AM

of course some see spikes in fuel prices!
TXryder
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:51:27 AM

stations here stuck just above $3. maybe after Thanksgiving weekend they will drop below that. Still a gouged manipulated price. Need below $2 and stay there.
BigDogOH
Champion Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:48:23 AM

Jump from $3.27 To $3.59 here
mystic92
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:45:20 AM

yesterdays news
WR-INC
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:42:01 AM

A little higher here since last year.
Dodge_Me
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:41:43 AM

Hmm
WES03
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:40:15 AM

Looks like a bottom has been reached in my area. Prices have started up in the last few days.
jci25946
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:37:00 AM

Greed will keep it high
Brucevanf
Champion Author New Brunswick

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:36:30 AM

Still much too high
fratt
Champion Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:25:09 AM

$3.64 here.
bobzilla11
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:21:52 AM

$2 gas
twobroke61
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:18:11 AM

ours here is 3.65
defiancegasman
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:17:54 AM

Not around here, UP $.30 on tuesday and stayed at $3.59 at all local stations.
WaWanderer
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:13:41 AM

It has been nice but I see a change coming.
KrsnaDragon
Champion Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:12:31 AM

Very interesting.
albiek1976
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:12:13 AM

Ohio is getting hosed bigtime!!
lgwhitlock
Champion Author Chico

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:10:49 AM

I notice California is not on the list. It has dropped quite a bit the last month or so. Here in Chico many stations are down to $3.49 which is a nice change for now...
Nancy&Len
Champion Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:10:14 AM

We are getting hosed here. Prices are up $.40-.$50 a gallon since the election.
lenasdude
All-Star Author Alaska

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:07:49 AM

Sure would be nice if it were priced as it was in 2008.
FogCitySpotter
Champion Author San Francisco

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 4:07:38 AM

Dropping here
muquee
Champion Author Harrisburg

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:55:08 AM

Been steady here.
otherdave
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:45:11 AM

Up 35 cents here over last year!
tomok
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:44:23 AM

Some states see big drop in price vs. last Thanksgiving, some see spike and fuel prices have been too high for too long. Good to see the fuel price drop at the pumps. But, all the haters negative comments about the west coast state governments when the refineries were down and the prices were up at the pump. Well, 'Up Urs' and back at you! I hope your happy with your high fuel prices, it must be 'your' state goverment direction and 'your' backward policies!
What about: Big Oil and the huge price fixing at the fuel pump. Big Oil still producing fuel when the refinery is performing maintenance or an upgrade – in 'off line' mode. Big Oil and Big Gas continues to sell fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices, there will be NO price reduction for the cost of fuel or natural gas IN the US. The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon, *$3, *$3.50/gallon or *$4.00 is Not the new low!
Why did the turkey cross the road?
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!
DeserTBoB
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:38:25 AM

CA has seen the biggest price drop in history within a month, but only after peaking at near-record highs due to the "refinery shutdowns" that only got cleared up after the AG's office and the Governor's office started snooping around at the near-monopoly that refiners have in the state. The "snooping" prompted Tesoro to drop their big for ARCO's Carson refinery (one of the largest in Southern California), which would've given Tesoro a near-monopoly in the entire state. Tesoro, of course, is run by Texans.
yakstar
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:38:22 AM

gobble, gobble...
Bud122CA
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:34:04 AM

Greed is still everywhere
computernut2008
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:32:47 AM

ripped off
Samo1961
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:23:13 AM

Same old thing, up and down we go.
btex49
Champion Author Austin

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:20:51 AM

Prices have room to drop even lower than they are!
goldseeker
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:20:44 AM

This thread is nothing more than big oil propoganda.
badharley
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:18:50 AM

Price gone up 20cents in Florida past week.
rosyLI
Champion Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:18:20 AM

Not in NY, $4.
RonElp
All-Star Author El Paso

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:13:28 AM

3 stations down to $3.07 here in El Paso, TX. Yeah!
mrjames1818
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:12:59 AM

What has happened is that the oil companies with the help of the media have "conditioned" the public to higher prices. All that has been done is to set a new "base" for future increases. When prices hit $4 a gallon and then back off to $3.50 everyone feels relief and the media touts the drop. What people forget is that prices started at $2.50.
DisMusBeDaPlaz
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:12:55 AM

This is great news, but, how long will it last?
findcheap
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:05:34 AM

can never really predict prices
TIGERPAW46
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:04:07 AM

Gasoline went up past couple days in our area also.
timesaverinc
Champion Author Wichita

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:59:12 AM

No cheaper here than last year, up about .15
colaguy
Champion Author Columbia

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:52:27 AM

I wouldn't call those 'big drops' by any means
bady777
All-Star Author Edmonton

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:52:06 AM

Down here but not nearly enough
Retowered
Champion Author Colorado

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:51:40 AM

Not low enough yet.
Happytalk
Champion Author Pennsylvania

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:48:00 AM

not low enough
DblChek
Champion Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:47:39 AM

Went down, then back up, and is staying the same.
Z51Corvette
Champion Author Austin

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:45:51 AM

Just a hair higher here!
Gas Thirsty
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:38:45 AM

Just keep dropping.
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