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Old 11-05-2008, 10:35 AM   #57
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George Washington Carver would argue with you if he were still here.
Peanut oil is a great fuel and was/is used in a number of early and current internal combustion engines.
Ask the biofuels guys about using recycled fry oil in their converted cars!

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Old 11-21-2008, 03:32 PM   #58
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Oil 49.93bbl. Biggest drop in shortest time in history of gasoline.
Guess the myth that "they" raise the price fast but drop it slow to try and maximize "their" profits...is over...
Hopefully, the facts of the last few weeks have proved that there is not a conspiracy by anyone to stick it to the consumer when it comes to the price of gasoline.

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Old 11-21-2008, 03:58 PM   #59
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"Conspiracy"? Probably not.

Unbridled greed? Absolutely.
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Old 11-21-2008, 08:08 PM   #60
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Unbridled greed? Absolutely.

How is that?
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Old 11-25-2008, 10:40 PM   #61
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Someone's living in a state of denial.
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Old 11-25-2008, 10:43 PM   #62
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Oil 49.93bbl. Biggest drop in shortest time in history of gasoline.
Guess the myth that "they" raise the price fast but drop it slow to try and maximize "their" profits...is over...
Hopefully, the facts of the last few weeks have proved that there is not a conspiracy by anyone to stick it to the consumer when it comes to the price of gasoline.

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This doesn't prove that there would have been the same drop in price if the U.S. hadn't experienced the biggest financial meltdown in history. I don't see that there is any weight to your argument.
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Old 11-26-2008, 04:47 AM   #63
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Fuel prices will climb sharply again. Every other week you read columnists who state that we must have $4.00/gal gas to insure the development of wind powered cars and the like. The powers that be sure don't seem to be working in the direction of affordable gas.
The drop in fuel prices from July until now, is the equivalent of giving the average family a $1500 annual stimulus package. That's money they can spend elsewhere in saving the economy.
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:35 AM   #64
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A reasonable explanation..............

All the old time stock market fans are aware of this:

http://www.prestigeadvisors.com/The_Tulip_Bulb_Mania.htm

In recent history, the dot.com boom that tanked, the housing market that tanked, and the stock market that is tanking are three perfect examples of the mindless euphoria, or the feel that things will go on forever.

If you consider that the oil market is global and that it is an auction, it is perfectly clear. I think the slowing of demand has had some to do with it but the end of this month will tell--we haven't heard from the hedge funds yet.

More to the point: and you thought tulip bulbs originated from Holland!
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Old 05-06-2009, 02:23 PM   #65
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Gas is down for good now, estimate $2.25 gal for the next decade.

Again, the rise in prices was temporary. We win!

Look at the link proof and refute the previous posts....

If the big guys "manipulate oil" why did oil go down to 32bbl recently in the biggest drop in bbl oil in the history of the world! I guess "they" can't keep it up, eh?

It is a consipiracy to "lower the price of fuel" eh? Get real and buy the deal!

Denial, yeah sure! Look at the facts and quit trying to fit in with all the other "read the headlines and complainers." Start thinking, quit drinking!

You could of tripled your investment if you had bot the DUG/ETF when the pros did, thats alot of gas today and into the future.

Proof of longterm down trend in oil...since 1920 to now.
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Old 06-08-2009, 09:06 AM   #66
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Update on oil. Price at the low was 31Bbl now 67Bbl. How about that drop from 147 to 31?
Make gas money on the way down, bot oil at the high 30s average. Hold on long term now.
Best opportunity since the 12Bbl lows a few years back to own oil to offset your price at the pump. Did you buy those TVs and Rvs when you had the chance?
Go long or be wrong!
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:41 AM   #67
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New advances in drivetrain, powerplant and energy storage announced last week will provide efficiencies in gas mileage into the 100MPG range.
No maintenance powerplant, multifuel capability and plug in plus recharge duality.
We are on the verge of the biggest change in gas consumption since the invention of the combustion engine.
No more engine or drivetrain maintenance! Bye, bye repair bills, hello reliability at low cost.
4 times more energy efficient! Can you say gas at $1.50.
Virtually no emissions! We can be green and not overpay for it!
This solution can be engineered for any driving option.
TVS, Passenger cars, Buses.
What is the price of oil if everyone that drives is using 75% less?
Can you say going (staying) down?
Best of all you will get 1000 miles on a 10 gallon tank of gas!
Get ready to drive your butt off!
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Old 07-14-2009, 09:40 AM   #68
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4$ a gallon gas is over..
Long term price should be 1.50 - 2.25 a gallon for many years in to the future.
Get ready for the golden age of RVing.
Low gas prices and high efficiencies from the new engine/drivetrain technologies will force the price of oil down and increase oil usage in the future.
Recent discoveries of new oil deposits and the recent rationalization of oil prices will bring an era of unprecedented efficiency on all the important fronts...
If you bot your TVs when prices were low, got a good price on an RV when the dealers and owners were panic selling, now you have decades of low prices for energy coming...
Price of Oil is currently 60BBL and that should be just about it for the near term rise.
Stay tuned for the next move..
See you down the road!
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Old 07-14-2009, 09:47 AM   #69
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I'd love to see 100mpg when towing. The skeptic in me says that it won't be in my lifetime.
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Old 08-27-2009, 09:33 AM   #70
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I'd love to see 100mpg when towing. The skeptic in me says that it won't be in my lifetime.
I would agree you won't see 100mpg but you could see 50mpg while towing and that is a five fold increase...I would take that...

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