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National average holds virtually steady over last week

GasBuddy Blog -- Unlike the crazy fluctuations in air temperatures, gasoline prices have held much more steady over the last week in the U.S. while falling slightly in Canada.

"While gasoline prices have seemingly remained virtually unchanged in many areas across the U.S. in the last week, that has meant that some areas are still seeing prices remain much lower than a year ago," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan.

The U.S. national average has increased less than a penny over the last week, with the Canadian average falling less than a penny a litre over the same time period.

Gasoline prices typically are more stable in the coldest months as demand wanes and Americans drive less. As temperatures warm and...


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99dakota
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 5:32:38 AM

ok
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 5:51:59 AM

the average here is going up. Stations along my route are pretty steady though one went from 3.37 to 3.43.
happyfeet413
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 6:51:09 PM

I've seen gas prices increase in the last week by about $.13.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 5:49:57 AM

would be nice if it fell to the 2.50 GasCzar in CO reported. 3.40 here.
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 12:37:42 AM

National averages are no longer holding steady as prices rose $0.12 in the past week in the Milwaukee area alone.
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:13:27 PM

steady is good - falling is better
txrojo2005
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:08:28 PM

Steady here in central Texas.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 5:56:01 AM

must be nice to be at 2.50.
Around here, it's slowly going up again.
Fletus
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 2:16:31 PM

I still dont understand while with let "speculation" drive our prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:00:40 AM

Get ready for $10 a gallon
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 2:09:12 AM

We just hit the $2.50 mark for reg.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 8:38:25 PM

It just went up here today
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 5:11:13 PM

Up and down, round and round.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 4:29:38 PM

"virtually" is the operative word here
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 3:48:32 PM

Steady gas prices here in Akron, Ohio is a understatement.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 3:20:56 PM

Prices rising here and have been for a week. So somewhere else the price must be falling.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:55:35 PM

The price, is what it is. When we want to buy gas, we look to GasBuddy to show the least expensive local price. I've built a spreadsheet showing mileage from my home (at 18 cents per mile sunk cost) to the local gas stations with current prices and drive to the one costing me the less to get there and fill-up. Thanks Gas Buddy!
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:40:09 PM

Repeat.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:35:39 PM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:33:19 PM

old
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:32:49 PM

Our gas prices have jumped 10 cents in the past 2 days.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:32:45 PM

Not low enough...keep dropping!!!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:30:38 PM

Old news!
pecos
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:27:43 PM

Seeing as how prices should be at least $1 a gallon lower...
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:25:24 PM

Gas prices have fallen steadily here in Oklahoma for nearly a year. I hardly ever pay more than $2.79 to $2.82 a gallon. I look for it to continue down...nationwide. Supplies are plentiful.
DatThao
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:24:34 PM

Steady as she goes...
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:19:34 PM

Might as well get used to it. $3.00+ gas is here to stay.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:16:35 PM

Yes they are. they're actualy steadily too high over the last week.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:16:23 PM

still too high
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ok
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:08:11 PM

Because of bad economy.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:08:02 PM

Prices went up here .21 cents per gallon.....
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 1:07:01 PM

The RICH must be on Vacation! Don't worry though they will be back to get more billions of profit from our gas money!
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:58:23 PM

UP, UP, and down, and then UP, UP, and AWAY!
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:57:43 PM

Should go lower.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:57:33 PM

Wow! A whole week.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:57:29 PM

It's rising here.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:56:23 PM

Gee that's funny, it went up 10 cents yesterday here.
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:55:56 PM

old post.
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GOOD
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:54:29 PM

Not new!
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:52:01 PM

Old news
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:51:49 PM

no worries
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Not to worry.
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Prices seem stable in E. Massachusetts.
macike
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:44:42 PM

Then why are prices going up
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:44:19 PM

Prices here are moving back up
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:44:13 PM

A week is still too volatile!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:43:24 PM

On Jan 22, 2013 11:40:30 AM, leraar2 wrote:

>not enough refineries and too much gasoline exporting.

We import gasoline overall and export Diesel fuel overall.
Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:41:44 PM

On Jan 22, 2013 11:12:38 AM, PithyOpiner wrote:

>That's because the oil companies can't fit any more money into their vaults.

Watch out what you say about oil companies, you may be cutting off your nose to spite your face. Oil company stock is very widely held, especially by people who don't know they're holding oil company stock.
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