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Americans are hitting the roads again for July 4th

Jul 2, 2021
But will high gas prices make a difference in what they drive and where they go?
Fourth of July weekend gas prices for 2021 are expected to be the highest since 2014.
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Starting up the gas grill may cost you a bit more this year

Jul 1, 2021
Heating your home too. Propane futures are trading at roughly twice what they were the past two summers and retail prices are up as well.
Elevated propane prices are making cookouts less affordable and might do the same to home heating when the winter comes.
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Pain at the pump? Think Iran.

Jun 21, 2021
Yes, the economy is reopening globally. But gasoline prices are also affected by Iran's latest election.
The price of crude oil has risen $3 to about $75 per barrel since Iran elected Ebrahim Raisi president last week.
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Fuel shortages at gas stations following pipeline hack

May 12, 2021
Many people are running out to top up ... just in case.
Gas stations begin to run out of gasoline after drivers rushed to fill up on May 11, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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How Texas weather disruptions will ripple through oil supply chain

Feb 17, 2021
Even after the weather starts improving, this crisis' effects are likely to linger and be felt far beyond the Lone Star State.
The Gulf Coast handles roughly half of the U.S.'s oil refining capacity.
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Will rock-bottom gas prices spur holiday travel despite pandemic?

Dec 21, 2020
AAA estimates that 34 million fewer people will travel Christmas week than last year at this time.
One industry analyst predicts that Christmas Day gas prices are likely to be at their lowest levels since 2015.
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Exxon's job cuts are another sign that the oil industry is still in a slump

Oct 30, 2020
Demand for oil has come back a bit, but it's still lower than it was before the pandemic.
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What's behind the price of gasoline?

Oct 18, 2019
From taxes, to marketing, to refining, a lot into the price of a gallon of gasoline.
A motorist fills his car with gas at a gas station near an oil field pumping rig in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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Ahead of July 4, average gas prices jump about a nickel

Jul 3, 2019
In some parts of the country, the issue is supply, while other states see new gas taxes.
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How is it that gas prices can be so different block to block?

Apr 29, 2019
Drivers know that gas prices can be kind of all over the map. It varies quite a bit by state. And sometimes you find notable differences between stations in the same confined area, even though most factors affecting cost such as local taxes, the cost of crude, transportation fees,  are applicable to all stations in […]
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