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Americans may face rising gasoline prices again in 2013

LA Times -- It's the kind of news that Americans waiting for holiday spending bills to arrive don't want to hear: “Even with increasing energy production in the U.S., declining fuel consumption, and improving fuel efficiency, Americans may still face rising gasoline prices in 2013."

The quote comes from Gregg Laskoski, one of the senior petroleum analysts at GasBuddy.com.

Summer gas prices are expected to range between $3.60 and $3.73 a gallon, the forecast said. By December, the median price could fall back to $3.33 a gallon.

Among U.S. cities, gasoline prices could rise as high as $4.35 to $4.65 in Los Angeles, $4.10 to $4.40 a gallon in New York, $4.35 to $4.60 in Chicago, and $3.85 to $4.15 in Houston.

The median price for a gallon of diesel is expected to range from $3.90 in January to $4.12


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gobux10
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:20:16 PM

Maybe it's already started
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 9:22:55 AM

May? They already have.
Prices have risen from $2.869 at the end of December to $3.19 now locally.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 8:42:32 AM

Look at the history of fuel price, does anyone think the price will not go up over time? Fossil fuels are finite.
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remay
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 6:33:48 AM

Ouch! Here comes the media brainwashing us to give the price lords the incentive to do it.
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JuicyQ69
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 1:37:54 AM

Sure, why not!
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us4usa
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:21:01 AM

More money in the tank less money for goods...
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NemoIL
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:19:28 AM

Before you blame big oil for the prices increases, you need to understand the real reason the price is rising. Since our dear leader, Mr. Obama took office the dollar has been losing its value. Why is that, well with the huge bail outs, the out of control spending, the trillions in debt, and the feds printing money like there is no tomorrow, our dollar has lost its value. Our national credit rating has now been down graded to double A, from a triple A rating. Your money simply does not buy as much as it once did. Makes you wish for the good ole days of Bush.
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Zonk
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:15:10 AM

I expect pump prices to rise during 2013.
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:13:40 AM

Speculators will happy, they need money after the holidays.
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:12:28 AM

@Dragnet must think he's a genius, since he considers everyone else to be an idiot.
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tedjm1
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:12:19 AM

If we use less gas, why does price go up? On the other hand, if we use gas the prices go up. Something wrong here.
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Aviator Rob .... keep flying.
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:09:57 AM

Well, there you have it. Big Oil exports three million barrels of fuel per day, straight out of this country.

Mull that over, while you're griping about high gas prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:08:22 AM

Sound like bull shit since inventory is way up.
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:07:48 AM

Bend over and grab your ankles
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:07:23 AM

Yep...going back up again in Cincinnati!
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:06:43 AM

This look like a summary of the Gas Buddy 2013 forecast that was posted a few days ago and it reminds me of when I had to write book reports in high school.

Nice summary!
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:06:17 AM

Oh boy.......... here we go...........
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:05:40 AM

American's Will Face Rising Gasoline Prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:05:10 AM

WoW.
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:04:52 AM

"...may face..." DUH! Unless they move to Venezuela or there is worldwide economic collapse! Prices WILL rise until there are enough viable alternatives.
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PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:04:44 AM

Of course they will. It's open season on consumers!!
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:03:39 AM

And we expected a rose garden?
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:58:30 PM

DUH
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:57:50 PM

THATS A SHOCKER
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:54:34 PM

wow ya think
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:50:06 PM

No kidding... what rock did this author just come out from under?
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:47:01 PM

not news to me... they're going up every year
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:46:05 PM

Crap!
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:44:31 PM

Yep and the sun will rise tomorrow...
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:42:41 PM

That's not news!
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:40:04 PM

oooooh, prices fluctuate! Breaking news again
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:36:38 PM

Bring it on
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:34:08 PM

As certain as death and taxes!
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:33:22 PM

my crystal ball shows $1.00 more per gal by summer
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:31:46 PM

Gas price are not good.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:30:50 PM

About the forecast: we'll see.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:29:15 PM

You are right on OGW. The media needs to report on fact not speculation.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:29:08 PM

Just what we expected ...
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:28:08 PM

19 cent jump in two weeks. It is going to be a bad year for travel
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:24:48 PM

Americans that buy gas are screwed.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:22:40 PM

One oil rep told us that when so called analysts start predicting prices will rise to the public then the industry does it just because there is not a lot of backlash when they do because the media plays it up and the public accepts it because that is all they have been hearing is that it will rise. Shut the analysts down and prices will rise much slower.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:22:03 PM

just keep making more fuel efficient cars
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:21:15 PM

We will.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:20:07 PM

If they raise the price when we have excess supply, they will take gas to $10/gallon if there is a shortage
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:20:01 PM

not good
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:17:36 PM

Not going to be happy with rising prices, especially with all the exported fuel lowering our supply 3 MB a day as stated in another article.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:16:58 PM

Your joking right?
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Guaranteed knowing who stupid America put in office
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:10:06 PM

I guess it's time to go back to Mopeds, NOT!
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