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Old 03-17-2008, 08:35 PM   #827
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Old 03-18-2008, 12:26 AM   #828
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This is an email I received last week. Maybe if we only buy from the stations that do not buy their oil from the Oil mongers in the Middle east we can make them hurt in the you know where!



Last Thursday I filled up at 325.9, that day the barrel of oil went to over 100 and the next morning the same gas was 329.9, interesting how this works.


These companies import Middle Eastern oil:


Shell.......................... 205,742,000 barrels
Chevron/Texaco....... ...144,332,000 barrels
Exxon /Mobil...............130,082,000 barrels
Marathon/Speedway...117,740,000 barrels
Amoco..........................62,231,000 barrels

Citgo Gas comes from South America, from a Dictator who hates Americans.


Do the math at $30/barrel, these imports amount to over $18 BILLION! (Oil is now $90-$95 a barrel)


Here are some large companies that

DO NOT

import Middle Eastern oil:
Sunoco..................
0 barrels**
Conoco................
0 barrels
Sinclair................
0 barrels
BP/Phillips........... 0 barrels
Hess...................
0 barrels
ARC0. .............. 0 barrels
Also:
Pilot, Flying J, Love's, RaceTrac, Valero
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Old 03-19-2008, 06:26 AM   #829
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As of Sunday Mar. 16th SW Ohio Murphy Oil was $3.90 rounded off.Looks like the trips will be short this summer Folks.
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Old 03-19-2008, 02:36 PM   #830
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A lot of folks can't understand how we came
to have an oil shortage here in our country.
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Well, there's a very simple answer.
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Nobody bothered to check the oil.

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We just didn't know we were getting low.
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The reason for that is purely geographical .
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Our OIL is located in

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ALASKA
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California
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Coastal Florida
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Coastal Louisiana
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Kansas
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Oklahoma
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Pennsylvania
and
Texas
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Our
DIPSTICKS
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Washington
, DC !!!
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Old 03-21-2008, 01:30 PM   #831
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I paid $3.49/gal in the burbs of Chicago this week.
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Old 03-21-2008, 01:49 PM   #832
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Last night I paid $399.9 for diesel at BP in Fayetteville, GA (metro Atlanta suburb). Ouch!
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Old 03-21-2008, 03:37 PM   #833
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We drove from Langley, BC to Boise, ID and back on Tues/Wed of this week. Paid $3.179 in Boise, in OR we paid $3.279 and in WA we paid $3.459. We had a lot of problems with the Boise and OR gas with water in it and ended up having to add Methyl Hydrate on each fill up or it would freeze up going over the mountain passes. The cost and issues with the water in the gas negated any savings we got by purchasing the cheap gas instead of going to a Shell/Chevron/Texaco/Exxon station and paying a couple of cents more. So now we know for future.

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Old 03-21-2008, 03:57 PM   #834
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We drove from Langley, BC to Boise, ID and back on Tues/Wed of this week. Paid $3.179 in Boise, in OR we paid $3.279 and in WA we paid $3.459. We had a lot of problems with the Boise and OR gas with water in it and ended up having to add Methyl Hydrate on each fill up or it would freeze up going over the mountain passes. The cost and issues with the water in the gas negated any savings we got by purchasing the cheap gas instead of going to a Shell/Chevron/Texaco/Exxon station and paying a couple of cents more. So now we know for future.

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Old 03-22-2008, 07:29 AM   #835
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NE area prices are holding at $3.04.
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Old 03-22-2008, 08:07 AM   #836
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I've seen a spike in fuel prices just in the last few days.

Reg Unleaded was $1.46 4 days ago. Now $1.65

Diesel is now running @ $1.72

Could you share what the current price is in your area?

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Ahhhhhhhhh The good old days.........
LOL! My dad says that same thing about the price of everything!
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Old 03-22-2008, 10:01 AM   #839
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Thursday, 3/20/08 I paid $3.53.9 in central Ca. gateway to Sequoia National park. A little later on my way home I could have paid $3.52.9 and saved myself a few pennies. Oh well.
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Old 03-22-2008, 10:05 AM   #840
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Paid $3.06 at WalMart in Picayune, MS yesterday - only after shopping and buying a gift card for the extra .03 cents off or it would have been $3.09 at the regular price. Saved myself .42 cents on 14 gallons, every penny counts.
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