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Gas prices expected to hit record territory in 2013

KCRA --
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —Just when gas prices were starting to stabilize, oil industry watchdogs say 2013 will be a very expensive year for drivers.

Gas prices went up in Sacramento by five cents in the last week, and up to eight cents nation-wide.

At the ARCO gas station in Sacramento County, gas was going for $3.31 on Sunday.

This may seem cheap to many drivers, but analysts warn that prices will climb from now until April.

Winter started out with some relief for drivers but Oil Industry Watchdog Charles Langley said gas will hit record territory.

"Yeah, I think we're at the point now where $4 a gallon seems cheap. I think by the end of next year we may not raise an eyebrow at $5 a gallon. I think that's where we're headed," Langley said.Leslie Broga told KCRA


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me2too4c
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:48:25 PM

Yup they only look at the bottom line profits $$$$$$$ HUGE PROFITS so we will see price close to $5 mark this year !! The got the US used to hitting $4 or more and hovering in the high $3 range !!
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40mpgsaturn
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 9:06:42 AM

They gave us a little break & are getting ready to stick it to us!!!
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zippy452
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 8:43:32 AM

Sad but probably true.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 7:23:21 AM

They must have their profit.
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Focus2
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 1:21:11 AM

Back in 2008 $3 a gallon put us into a recession long before it reached $4. We can't sustain expensive gasoline prices and have a recovery, yet Big Oil doesn't want gasoline prices below $3 again. It is an old pattern in the winter months to start raising prices until May. We only got a small break in prices after the hurricane season and they started raising prices again.
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jjfisher
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:59:56 AM

I feel like we are being warned so if the oil companies do get their wish of over $5/gl, we won't feel so bad. They are thinking of a little train saying, we think we can, we think we can....get the price over $5.
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58salty
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:50:18 AM

It's just what Obama wants. Get ready for four years of in your face America.
"I don't care what is best, I got your votes & now U can finish what I started."
Shows me that just over half of the voters were either fooled by his lies or are just stupid & don't care about our country.
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jellybelly72
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:49:33 AM

The greedy oil companies are done with cheap prices.
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DCbeachbum
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:47:44 AM

I agree that, with this administration, prices for gasoline will continue to rise.
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rodzilla123
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:45:19 AM

More of the OBImINATION of America. Im sure the blind Americans that re elected hIm wont mind, since the working class are supporting them while being destroyed by higher Taxes and Lower Wages!!
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:43:51 AM

duh....
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BobD2009
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:39:54 AM

Why am I not surprised!
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cnw 1690
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:38:54 AM

I guess we all must be rich. I still think $3 is way too high. Thanks Obama!
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:36:35 AM

Maybe Obama will kill the speculator jobs to???
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:35:03 AM

More doom & gloom.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:32:08 AM

it will crash the economy.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:32:00 AM

just keep posting crap like this, and big oil's job will be easier..
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:31:52 AM

We always have the option to keep our driving to an absolute minimum. Reducing demand keeps the prices down - at least in theory.

It has the nice side effect of keeping money in my wallet too. I save on brakes and tires. When you stay home, you don't spend money on crap you don't need (I don't shop on the internet either).
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:30:27 AM

Not good news for drivers.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:30:23 AM

All this with an energy glut. Obama's supporters should be very pleased. He's working toward European price levels
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:28:01 AM

Bet on it and ten is coming.
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unemployed58
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:28:00 AM

Much of our oil comes from Alberta gets sold to the US then we buy it back from them..No wonder they are paying under $1 a litre and us in Quebec get to pay up to $1.45..That's just not right! $1 a litre is equal to $3.45 an American gallon

[Edited by: unemployed58 at 1/8/2013 12:30:17 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:27:41 AM

Make speculation illegal! It can't hurt!
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:26:48 AM

I predict $10 a gallon by 2015.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:24:30 AM

Keep gas prices low.
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wshokie12
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:20:55 AM

Where is the 'news' part of this article?
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:20:01 AM

Of course...will happen for the next 4 years with Obama in office.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:19:43 AM

I don't think so...
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:18:35 AM

did anyone think that they would not hit record prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:18:29 AM

Stop the insanity.
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suicyco16
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:17:27 AM

Thought I just read where the prices are stable. Which article is true?
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:16:41 AM

They are already headed that way, and darned fast!
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tedjm1
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:16:28 AM

Big Oil (plus investors)getting greedier.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:16:02 AM

Of course.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:15:58 AM


obumas $8
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Bobm001
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:15:49 AM

don't worry about gas, will we have enough water!
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:15:35 AM

OUCH!
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:15:28 AM

thats real nice dhan so it does not happen
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:15:23 AM

We should raise the Federal Gas Tax to pay for the restoration of our road infrastructure.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:15:08 AM

BS
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:15:07 AM

Of course they will!
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:13:24 AM

this will be next weeks poll.

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:11:56 AM

x
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Netscaper113
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:11:40 AM

x
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Netscaper113
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:11:25 AM

Just what we don't need- higher prices

[Edited by: Netscaper113 at 1/8/2013 12:13:27 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:11:24 AM

It's all about inflation.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:11:13 AM

x
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unicornpmb
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:10:40 AM

Sounds like last years news and the year before and before and before.

[Edited by: unicornpmb at 1/8/2013 12:11:47 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:09:53 AM

Here we go again.
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 12:08:47 AM

just a repeat of history
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