Minnesota drivers paying highest gas prices in Lower 48

Posted in the Minneapolis Forum

CRASSUS

Green Bay, WI

#1 May 20, 2013
That's alright because they voted for Obama. Minnesota supports him. Minnesotans would like to see gas at $10 a gallon just like their boy Barry. Maybe than the unemployed would take the bus when looking for low paying jobs.

"Minnesota drivers are paying the highest gas prices in the 48 contiguous states, with the average price statewide running at $4.27 per gallon, according to AAA’s daily survey of gas prices.

Average prices are even higher in the Twin Cities metro area at $4.31 for a gallon of unleaded gas, the report said.

Drivers in Hawaii were paying the highest, at $4.35 per gallon, while those in Tennessee were paying the lowest, at $3.26.

The national average is $3.63."
http://www.startribune.com/local/208120331.ht...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#2 May 20, 2013
I heard you're a liar, the $10 proves it again... Poor racist loser...
Bridgework

Lincoln, NE

#3 May 20, 2013
Well part of it is because of the switch from winter to summer blends, some of it is because of gas hording, some is just higher demand, but the biggest part is that the EPA mandated upgrades and maintenance have reduced local and regional refining capacity. Soon you will see these prices throughout the entire Midwest.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#4 May 20, 2013
Bridgework wrote:
Well part of it is because of the switch from winter to summer blends, some of it is because of gas hording, some is just higher demand, but the biggest part is that the EPA mandated upgrades and maintenance have reduced local and regional refining capacity. Soon you will see these prices throughout the entire Midwest.
Let us not forget that no one has been allowed to construct a new refinery since the mid 70's.
And last I heard, a refinery in Rosemount closed for no apparent reason along with the other two mid western ones.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#5 May 20, 2013
Be horrible to maintain equipment, let's play with fire, right ???
CRASSUS

Green Bay, WI

#6 May 20, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Be horrible to maintain equipment, let's play with fire, right ???
Maybe they should sink a well in your belly. Probably ripe with a few years supply of gas.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#7 May 20, 2013
That's just the smell of your breath....
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#8 May 20, 2013
CRASSUS wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe they should sink a well in your belly. Probably ripe with a few years supply of gas.
Teabagger truth... IRONIC !?? Naw, just why you lose elections !!!!!

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