Gas prices shoot past $4

There are 64 comments on the WTVG-TV Toledo story from Jun 4, 2013, titled Gas prices shoot past $4. In it, WTVG-TV Toledo reports that:

If you've been holding off on filling up the gas tank, you might regret it this afternoon.

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Since: Jan 11

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#1 Jun 4, 2013
Wonderful.
They cannot kill a Spook

Toledo, OH

#2 Jun 4, 2013
Biggie BC wrote:
Wonderful.
crude is still under $100 per barrel for most domestic grades.

Thank the EPA for part of the orice hike.

“Queen of my domain”

Since: May 10

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#3 Jun 4, 2013
Are some regional refineries down?
just saying

Columbus, OH

#4 Jun 5, 2013
Shell station owner on High St says they're being told to expect prices around $4.50 by the end of this month.
They cannot kill a Spook

Toledo, OH

#5 Jun 5, 2013
just saying wrote:
Shell station owner on High St says they're being told to expect prices around $4.50 by the end of this month.
I hope crude goes to $140 per barrel.
shanikwah

Middletown, OH

#6 Jun 6, 2013
Never fear, Obama is still here. Shall save the day printing more funny money, more debt and propose new petro card for the blood suckers.

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Since: Nov 11

Albakoikee

#7 Jun 6, 2013
They cannot kill a Spook wrote:
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I hope crude goes to $140 per barrel.
On the front end (producers/ speculators) high oil prices are good, on the back end (consumers) they suck. I'm just thankful it isn't heating season.

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#8 Jun 7, 2013
gokeefe wrote:
Are some regional refineries down?
I heard Whiting, Indiana. I also spike is regionalized to gas distributed from Chicago.

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#9 Jun 7, 2013
Let him be absolutely clear...

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#10 Jun 7, 2013
Biggie BC wrote:
<quoted text>I heard Whiting, Indiana. I also spike is regionalized to gas distributed from Chicago.
Correct.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaki...

AAA spokeswoman Beth Mosher said gas prices in the region are still being driven up to problems at refineries, which churn oil into gasoline. Adding to shutdowns and maintenance issues is the transition to a more expensive summer blend of gasoline. Refineries are required to use a cleaner blend that produces fewer emissions in the peak summer driving season.[Thank you, EPA!]

The Chicago market uses a blend of gasoline that is only produced at a small number of refineries, so volatility is often high.

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#11 Jun 7, 2013
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Correct.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaki...
AAA spokeswoman Beth Mosher said gas prices in the region are still being driven up to problems at refineries, which churn oil into gasoline. Adding to shutdowns and maintenance issues is the transition to a more expensive summer blend of gasoline. Refineries are required to use a cleaner blend that produces fewer emissions in the peak summer driving season.[Thank you, EPA!]
The Chicago market uses a blend of gasoline that is only produced at a small number of refineries, so volatility is often high.
Thanks. Same thing happened last year when the refinery up near Fremont went down, gas spikes. I do believe we get that summer blend here as well. At least the gas station I use regularly posts something about a summer blend they sell.

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#12 Jun 7, 2013
gokeefe wrote:
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...I do believe we get that summer blend here as well. At least the gas station I use regularly posts something about a summer blend they sell.
Yes, we do.

Today's gas price in Spartanburg, SC =$3.12 [cheapest in the country]
There's more than one reason to be in Dixie.
Real Tea Party

Columbus, OH

#13 Jun 7, 2013
Good, can't wait for it to jump to $5 a gallon this summer so poor folks will stop clogging up the roads!

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#14 Jun 7, 2013
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Yes, we do.
Today's gas price in Spartanburg, SC =$3.12 [cheapest in the country]
There's more than one reason to be in Dixie.
Ugh. Fill up for me yesterday was $51, not quite 13 gallons. I don't have an SUV, so can only imagine what others pay for fill ups when this happens.

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#15 Jun 7, 2013
gokeefe wrote:
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Ugh. Fill up for me yesterday was $51, not quite 13 gallons. I don't have an SUV, so can only imagine what others pay for fill ups when this happens.
Imagine a 42-gallon Suburban.
Been there. Done that.

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Albakoikee

#16 Jun 7, 2013
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Imagine a 42-gallon Suburban.
Been there. Done that.
I have a Ford Explorer and a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Ouch.
Real Tea Party

Columbus, OH

#17 Jun 7, 2013
I have a Hummer, boo boo! Always amazed to see people who can't afford a gas guzzler and complain about gas price, reminds me of the housing sub prime mortgage loan crisis when poor folks buying houses....

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Since: Dec 11

Planet Earth

#18 Jun 7, 2013
gokeefe wrote:
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Thanks. Same thing happened last year when the refinery up near Fremont went down, gas spikes. I do believe we get that summer blend here as well. At least the gas station I use regularly posts something about a summer blend they sell.
"Tyner said scheduled maintenance work at BP’s Whiting refinery and at Exxon Mobil’s refinery in Joliet, Ill., was already taking longer than expected — reducing regional gas supplies — when a Marathon oil refinery in Detroit was hit by a late April fire and other refineries had some glitches."

http://posttrib.suntimes.com/20562945-537/hoo...
Neutral Party

Louisville, KY

#19 Jun 8, 2013
Plenty of oil in the ground yet we can't get it to the pump. Too many environmentalist and bureaucrats preventing progress.

Our dependence on foreign oil and the middle east to supply it has kept this country as a addict for 50 years.

And neither party has or is doing a damn thing to solve this.
yea right

Locust, NC

#20 Jun 8, 2013
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Yes, we do.
Today's gas price in Spartanburg, SC =$3.12 [cheapest in the country]
There's more than one reason to be in Dixie.
Price in Pawleys Island this morning is 3.10 per gallon.

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