Tuesday, August 12, 2008

More Flatulence over Gas

Hopefully the hot air over gasoline prices will wane soon and things will turn again towards emissions. Gas prices are down about $0.30 from their peak and the sheep are starting to jump on the bandwagon for predicting more of a fall. Here's todays fuelgaugereport from AAA (similar info can be gotten from the Department of Energy):

National
Unleaded Average













Regular Mid Premium Diesel E85 **E85 MPG/BTU adjusted price






































Current
Avg.
$3.799 $3.962 $4.082 $4.517 $3.070 $4.040
Yesterday
Avg.
$3.810 $3.974 $4.093 $4.537 $3.090 $4.066
Month
Ago Avg.
$4.104 $4.357 $4.514 $4.817 $3.299 $4.342
Year
Ago Avg.
$2.770 $2.941 $3.048 $2.934 NA NA

*Prices
are in US dollars per gallon

Highest
Recorded Average Price:



Regular Unl.$4.1147/17/2008
DSL.$4.8457/17/2008


Gasoline hit $3.73 from its $4.19 peak in Lexington. It was rumored to have been $3.47 as close as Roanoke.

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