Oil is RISING - if you need it, you'd better buy NOW!

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Post by SMITTY » Wed. Sep. 20, 2023 12:29 pm

Been watching oil prices the past couple weeks. I should've bought a couple weeks ago! That's what I get for waiting. .20 cents per gallon more. :x

Just a public service announcement. If you need #2 heating oil, you'd better grab it TODAY.

 
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Post by hank2 » Wed. Sep. 20, 2023 2:46 pm

In the last 5-6 weeks wholesale no. 2 oil went up about $1.05 a gal. Retail delivered here has gone up about $.90 a gal. in that time. The retail did just go up 20 or 30 cents last week.

 
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Post by davidmcbeth3 » Wed. Sep. 20, 2023 3:32 pm

https://gasprices.aaa.com/?state=CT

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DEEP/energy/SHOPP_S ... cespdf.pdf

In my state seems to be the trend.

There is no direct correlation of crude prices and gas/heating oil prices.

When the winter blend of gas comes, expect a 25 to 50 cent bump as well....has nothing to do with reality other than we are really going to get screwed.

 
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Post by SMITTY » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 11:52 am

Winter blend comes Sept.15th. We're already in it.

Usually when crude goes up, EVERYTHING else goes up with it - gas, #2, kero, etc..

This site is pretty good for watching trends, and finding cheap gas / diesel. The heat map is great when going on a trip. On the basic map, you can look at trends going back 11 years.

Yesterday it said prices were rising. Today, it says "Stable".

https://www.worcestergasprices.com/

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 11:54 am

Under $3.50/gal? $3.84 is the lowest near me.


 
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Post by SMITTY » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 11:56 am

Yeah, all in the ghetto if you wish to drive there. :lol: It's about $3.80 near me.

 
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Post by nepacoal » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 12:24 pm

I never understood winter blend... My cars gas mileage drops more than ten percent. Kind of negates any environmental gains they advertise for using winter blend...

 
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Post by waytomany?s » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 1:46 pm

nepacoal wrote:
Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 12:24 pm
I never understood winter blend... My cars gas mileage drops more than ten percent. Kind of negates any environmental gains they advertise for using winter blend...
Ouch! Drops that much?

 
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Post by nepacoal » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 3:35 pm

waytomany?s wrote:
Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 1:46 pm
Ouch! Drops that much?
I haven't checked it lately, but yes. I used to drive from Kansas City to Danville Illinois summer and winter and it was definitely a noticeable 10% plus drop in mileage all winter. Then it would jump back up in the spring. Crazy.

 
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Post by davidmcbeth3 » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 5:24 pm

SMITTY wrote:
Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 11:52 am
Winter blend comes Sept.15th. We're already in it.

Usually when crude goes up, EVERYTHING else goes up with it - gas, #2, kero, etc..

This site is pretty good for watching trends, and finding cheap gas / diesel. The heat map is great when going on a trip. On the basic map, you can look at trends going back 11 years.

Yesterday it said prices were rising. Today, it says "Stable".

https://www.worcestergasprices.com/
Odd, with firefox, the website is not showing ... in my Brave browser I see it.

I see it ! Hooray. Dang, look at that price of gas..like by me. My Volts require premium..so add 75 cents/gal for me.

So the Volts (28 cents per kwh - 33 khw/100 miles & 4.50 per gal, 3 gal per 100 miles) gives me, $/100 miles - values rounded to nearest dollar:
10 bucks running electricity
14 bucks running gasoline


 
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Post by mozz » Thu. Sep. 21, 2023 6:27 pm

Gen 2 does not need premium. Who in their right mind would buy a car supposedly to save money and then require premium gas? Same as those who bought a Aveo then found out it needs a timing belt at 40,000. Chevy brand loyality=stupidity.

 
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Post by SMITTY » Fri. Sep. 22, 2023 11:52 am

Yeah, GM sucks today. I just got done reading this before I got here, in addition to all the blown engines - rods coming right out the side - on the full-sized trucks lately. Most can't even come close to the first oil change. Now it's the mini-truck's turn. I can't believe the sticker price on these toilets! INSANE:

https://www.gm-trucks.com/2023-chevrolet-colorado ... rustrated/


I'm thrilled to be back in the 90's where it's safe! :lol:
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Post by hank2 » Tue. Oct. 17, 2023 12:16 am

hank2 wrote:
Wed. Sep. 20, 2023 2:46 pm
In the last 5-6 weeks wholesale no. 2 oil went up about $1.05 a gal. Retail delivered here has gone up about $.90 a gal. in that time. The retail did just go up 20 or 30 cents last week.
What they sell as No.2 heating oil is still going up. I got a fill up last week at $3.759. Last May it was $2.959 and had stayed at that all Summer. Since last week, delivered price went up another $.10 a gal. S*** storm in the middle east may make it very ugly. Samo for diesel.

 
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Post by SMITTY » Wed. Oct. 18, 2023 12:39 am

Yeah, I figured that was coming the minute those scumbag animals invaded Israel. I just bought a 3rd oil tank - I'd better get that SOB put in place and filled ASAP! :o

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