Gas Stations Not Always Competing to ...

Gas Stations Not Always Competing to Give Best Price

There are 7 comments on the NewsChannel5.com Nashville story from Jan 3, 2009, titled Gas Stations Not Always Competing to Give Best Price. In it, NewsChannel5.com Nashville reports that:

Everywhere you drive, you see competing signs for the Shells, Exxons, and BPs -- gas stations of all kinds.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at NewsChannel5.com Nashville.

fluffy

United States

#1 Jan 9, 2009
Big oil companies like Tri Star are crooks.
Shopping for cheap gas

United States

#2 Jan 15, 2009
this guys "Mike Williams" comment's don't make sense. Yeah, let's drive to the other side of town, use up more gas to save a few pennies. Let's congest our roads and highways to save a few pennies. Let's use up the better part of 1/2 - 1 hour of our precious day looking for cheap gas. As an economics professor he should know that most of us don't shop that way. I bet his mother is retired with nothing to do all day. I have a full time job & two kids. Mr. Mike Williams Are you kidding.
I shop for cheap gas

Smyrna, TN

#3 Jan 16, 2009
I shop for cheap gas. I won't drive miles out of my way, BUT I'll note the cost leaving the area I live and if it's cheaper out where I work I buy there, out where I go to school, I buy there. If it's more expensive everywhere else I wait till I get home.
Simple, and saves money.
Linda

Harleysville, PA

#4 Jan 19, 2009
Mike Willimas keep doing what you are doing. I love your reports.

As for gas prices, big brother should step up to the plate and regulate the price. They can do anything they want to.
GRADY__________

Springfield, TN

#5 Jan 24, 2009
They need to do away 2/3s of the toal of gas stations!!!!!!!! The president needs to put a freeze on the price of gasoline nation wide!!!!!!
crw

United States

#6 Jan 24, 2009
Our leg.state and fed. are suppose to pass laws that lookout for us. But the big corp. give them BIG$$$$$$ to pass laws that benafit them so they can make even BIGGER$$$$$$$. We have the best lawmakers money can buy.
FineLine

Springfield, TN

#7 Jan 25, 2009
Until the U.S. Government steps in gas prices are going to have a major impact on the economy as a whole. OPEC is having a duck fit right now because they aren't making the mega billions everyday like they were when crude was at $150 a barrel. OPEC has since started dropping production by a million barrels a day and they continue to keep dropping production in efforts to get the prices back up so they can collect more money. Many of the countries in OPEC depend on the money as a large portion of their economy to make their budget.

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