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GasBuddy.com is a group of local websites which offers an online method for website visitors to post and view recent retail gasoline prices.

GasBuddy.com is operated by GasBuddy/OpenStore LLC. One of the few things that are as volatile and unpredictable as the weather is gasoline prices. With constantly rising fuel prices it has become important that consumers are able to identify the lowest priced fuel when filling up their vehicles.

GasBuddy.com was founded by Dustin Coupal and Jason Toews as a collection of local websites designed to serve the public with everything needed for consumers to easily and freely share gas-pricing information. With the release of the first GasBuddy/OpenStore LLC. website in June 2000 a monumental change began in the way that people shop for gasoline. Thousands of people have been regularly visiting GasBuddy/OpenStore LLC. websites where they post gas prices and identify the lowest priced fuel in their area - helping everyone to save money at the pumps.

Since GasBuddy.com , as part of GasBuddy/OpenStore LLC., provides an entirely free service we rely solely on sponsor's advertising to cover all organizational expenses and to fund further website development. The GasBuddy/OpenStore LLC. collection of websites has rapidly grown into North America's premiere fuel prices information source. Do your part to promote competition in fuel pricing and help everyone save money on gas by posting prices to the gas price forum on a regular basis.

GasBuddy.com - GasBuddy/OpenStore LLC
Dustin Coupal
Jason Toews

Our Mission

Our mission is to serve the public by providing a real time gas prices forum so that consumers can have access to the information necessary to locate the lowest fuel prices available. By working together as a community everyone will save money at the pumps.

The GasBuddy.com web site was developed as an initiative to provide all residents and visitors to the area access to local current gas prices. This is an entirely free service that depends on users to input gas prices on a daily basis to keep the database of prices up to date. Since the price of gas is often extremely volatile, posted gas prices may vary as much as 20% within only a few blocks of each other. By having access to the most recent prices at GasBuddy.com consumers now are able to locate the most inexpensive fuel price in the city and fill up on a budget.

GasBuddy.com also provides other fuel related information and money saving tips for consumers in their local area .

Technical Information

The fuel prices listed on GasBuddy.com are intended to be based on the price of Regular Unleaded Gasoline and Number 2 diesel fuel. The data base is designed to remove prices from display 72 hours after the time that they were entered which helps to keep the price data as current as possible. The GasBuddy system is designed to access the GasBuddy.com database from a remote location and displays the current local low and high fuel prices.
"Consumers working together to save on gas"