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The good news and the bad news

The good news:

Oil just went under $90/barrel. You can afford to fill up now.

The bad news:

You're getting laid off due to the banking crisis. You can't afford to fill up.

Some days, a guy just can't win...

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if its under 90 a barrel, then why is diesel still 4 a gal

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oh and can fill both tanks for 160

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Because of greed that our government is unwilling to check. Oil prices are down 40%, yet diesel and gas prices have only dropped 17-20%, and diesel is still generally 50-60 cents more than gas. I'm in Houston right now, and the difference is even greater. Diesel is $3.95 on this side of town and gas is $3.09.


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its funny how it can go up so fast over night but takes weeks for it to come back down when it drops

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if its under 90 a barrel, then why is diesel still 4 a gal
$4 a gallon?
we are 3.77 here
when that hurricane hit tx. they jumped to 460
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the lowest ive seen is 3.89 and thats where i live.

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the lowest ive seen is 3.89 and thats where i live.
yea most around here are 389 but walmart just went to 377 day before yesterday
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Diesel is $3.95, reg, is $3.43, heating oil is $3.74. What I don't understand is 25 mile up I95 Diesel is still$3.95 but reg, is $3.17.

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Diesel is $3.95, reg, is $3.43, heating oil is $3.74. What I don't understand is 25 mile up I95 Diesel is still$3.95 but reg, is $3.17.
proy just location? idk that wouldnt make sence to me either?
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