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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 10:53:43 AM

The Energy Information Administration released its weekly report on the condition of petroleum inventories in the United States today.

Here are some highlights:

CRUDE INVENTORIES:
Crude oil inventories decreased by 0.2 million barrels to a total of 339.1 million barrels. At 339.1 million barrels, inventories are 6.8 million barrels below last year (-2.0%) and are in the upper limit of the average range.

GASOLINE INVENTORIES:
Gasoline inventories increased by 0.4 million barrels to 232.2 million barrels. At 232.2 million barrels, inventories are 8.9 million barrels, or 3.7% lower than last year. Here's how individual regions and their gasoline inventory fared last week: East Coast (-0.7mb); Midwest ...

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 9:50:32 AM

hey martinman, does that mean St. Louis is getting lower prices? :D
RapMassaG
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2012 10:54:30 AM

Discount is OVER.
Greedway has decided to spike, on a SATURDAY.
Prices jumping 40 cents/gallon this morning. New price in Ohio is $3.499. Similar increases are occuring in all other Greedway states today.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2012 10:51:09 AM

if distillates decreased, how come gasoline increased? Last I checked, gasoline was a distillate too...
clermont40miles
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2012 11:20:48 PM

What? Excess supply lowers price?

Don't let the speculator scum know! They'll raise the price as they are always about.

Best friends the oil producers could hope for. Maybe they get a cut of the proceeds.
tomok
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 3:11:11 AM

Crude inventories decreased, Gasoline inventories increased, Distillate inventories decreased. and Refinery utilization rose. Total oil stocks in the US are down.
Big oil selling 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. Barry will support natural gas and oil production for sale on the world market to pay for his ‘spending gone wild’ addiction. The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! Speculators, manipulators and the banks continue to unfairly and unjustly make the driving public pay higher prices at the pump for their benefit.
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle is, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012!
runinoutagas
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 2:19:58 AM

purchasing power inventories dwindling in this neck of the woods
Bezalel
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:52:20 AM

No drops here.
idigau22
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:31:14 AM

We have been paying inflated fuel prices for over 3 years now! No relief in sight!!
LoneGuy
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:24:11 AM

Prices are still down in mid Michigan. This surplus of inventories might be due to the slack economy.
Matt G
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:20:32 AM

Not here
leraar2
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:19:24 AM

way to go: cheaper DOMESTIC prices.
tampacrvdriver
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:17:23 AM

That's a good thing for those people.
umitb
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:17:19 AM

ok
Zonk
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:17:10 AM

In the Midwest, as inventories are consumed, the price of gas will also increase.
must87searcher
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:16:45 AM

There is very little sign of falling prices here.
boatmen
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:16:40 AM

Greedy biches will say all distribution lines are down we can not ship that's why we must raise prices
cheapertvs
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:16:01 AM

We could use some discounts down here in Virginia!!!
Geo4564
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:15:54 AM

Good news.
HKL
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:14:55 AM

ok
heartbroken2010
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:13:51 AM

i dont see any " discounts" here , just paid $122.1 per litre 10 minutes ago .
steve621
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:13:12 AM

yep
joel27nc
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:12:58 AM

It looks like gas prices are going up.
bobt2382
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:12:40 AM

Temporary.
tedjm1
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:12:36 AM

Prices going up in NY
pastorpaulcg
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:12:03 AM

No discounts around here
billk44077
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:11:43 AM

And the price at the pump is still high.
swede
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:10:47 AM

That is great for the north central part of the United States.
Blue_Cruzer
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:10:31 AM

What a crock, prices are still high.
mpg611
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:09:23 AM

What discounts? Theyre not here in NE Ohio.
catspaw
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:06:40 AM

Interesting that here, just a few hundred feet from a Great Lake, the price has been climbing 3 or 4 cents per US gallon every day for the past couple of weeks.
pgerassi
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:06:37 AM

OK.
passin_gas2011
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:05:54 AM

lower the prices already!
regout
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:05:53 AM

Anything.
zaq001
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:04:46 AM

Ok
LegoVasavouchi
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:03:10 AM

Fascinating.
amgine27
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:02:16 AM

ok
skb69sa
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2012 12:01:52 AM

Good news but early to conclude. I see prices going up.
kjSC
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:59:43 PM

Interesting.
SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:56:27 PM

The pump prices need to come down ....
DriverofRed
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:52:50 PM

ok
neobigd
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:51:10 PM

agreed DEG
DEG
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:48:51 PM

The useless weekly report.
DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:43:41 PM

The more the better
RAKARWOWSKI
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:43:16 PM

Not in Chicago.
SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:42:08 PM

Very good question Focus2...
AnotherOne
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:40:06 PM

Well, I guess that theory doesn't hold up!

The midwest is +0.8mb and yet our prices have gone up over 30 cents in the last couple weeks.
Prodaddy
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:39:30 PM

A discounted price would be like a $ 1.00 a gallon
Blue48
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:33:42 PM

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
skyking19
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:32:56 PM

That's about right.
lezdar
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:30:53 PM

Wish I could get a discount.
goodbuy
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2012 11:30:18 PM

With the recession, we cannot afford it. I like to eat more.
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