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Does obama really want to lose the Election in Cali ( pic) another update page 4

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So if you live in cali and you got gas, listen to the news, or watch it today; gas prices have gone up $.50 Since yestarday...... yestarday i drove by the gas station it was &3.99 and to day when i got gas at the same station  it was $4.49 ...... wtf!!!!!!! I put $20 in my tank ( i only had $30 in the bank and $8 for a monthly fee) and i Only got 3.45 gallons!!!!

well here is the reason why 

(Updates California spot prices in fourth paragraph, Nymex futures in fifth paragraph.)


Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Gasoline station owners in the Los Angeles area including Costco Wholesale Corp. are beginning to shut pumps because of supply shortages that have driven wholesale fuel prices to record highs.

Costco’s outlet in Simi Valley, 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles, ran out of regular gasoline yesterday and was selling premium fuel at the price of regular, Jeff Cole, Costco’s vice president of gasoline, said by telephone. The company hasn’t been able to find enough unbranded summer-grade gasoline to keep its stations supplied, he said.

The gasoline shortage “feels like a hurricane to me, but it’s the West Coast,” Cole said yesterday. “We’re obviously extremely disheartened that we are unable to do this, and we’re pulling fuel from all corners of California to fix this.”

Spot, or wholesale, gasoline in Los Angeles climbed 30 cents to $1.45 a gallon over gasoline futures traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange, data compiled by Bloomberg show. That’s the highest level for the fuel since at least November 2007, when Bloomberg began publishing prices there. The premium has surged $1 this week. On an outright basis, the fuel jumped to $4.3396 a gallon.


Prices Jump


Gasoline at the pump gained 8.3 cents to $4.315 a gallon in California yesterday, according to AAA.com, 53.1 cents more than the national average of $3.784. In Los Angeles the price was $4.347. Gasoline futures for November delivery on the Nymex rose 11.15 cents to $2.911 a gallon at 1:35 p.m. today, after falling yesterday to a 10-week low. Retail price movements tend to lag behind those of futures.

Low-P, a gasoline station in Calabasas, California, 30 miles west of Los Angeles, stopped selling unleaded gasoline Oct. 2 and ran out of high-octane and medium-octane fuel yesterday, John Ravi, the station’s owner, said by phone yesterday. Ravi said he posted an “Out of Gasoline” sign on each pump and took down the prices outside his shop.

“I can get gas, but it’s going to cost me $4.90 a gallon, and I can’t sell it here for $5,” Ravi said. “If you come here right now, I’ve got some diesel left. That’s all. My market is open, but no gas.”

A Chevron Corp. oil pipeline shut down last month, an Oct. 1 power failure at Exxon Mobil Corp.’s Torrance refinery and units down at other plants have cut supplies in the market.

Spot California-blend gasoline, or Carbob, in San Francisco surged 30 cents to $1.40 a gallon over futures, also the highest level since at least 2007, at 1:12 p.m. New York time.


‘Not Worth It’


“We’re going to start shutting pumps Friday,” Sam Krikorian, owner of Quality Auto Repair in North Hollywood, said by phone yesterday. “Gas is costing me almost $4.75 a gallon with taxes. There’s no sense in staying open. The profit margins are so low it’s not worth it.”

Exxon’s 150,000-barrel-a-day Torrance refinery may flare gases for a week as it restores production after a power failure that shut some units and slowed output from others, Gesuina Paras, an Exxon spokeswoman in Torrance, said by e-mail Oct. 2.

Chevron’s Kettleman-Los Medanos pipeline, which carries crude from Kern County to Northern California refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell PlcTesoro Corp. and Valero Energy Corp., remained shut after elevated levels of organic chloride were detected in the oil.

Phillips 66 is also scheduled to perform maintenance on process units at its Rodeo and Los Angeles refineries this month, people familiar with the schedules said.

Chevron’s 240,000-barrel-a-day Richmond plant, the largest refinery in Northern California, has been running at reduced capacity since a fire Aug. 6.


’Squeeze is On’



Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/business/bloomberg/article/California-Gas-Stations-Begin-to-Shut-on-3919421.php#ixzz28NFKjQYJ



by on Oct. 4, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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AdellesMom
by on Oct. 4, 2012 at 11:43 PM
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Well, I paid 3.04 a gallon for gas here. Gas here is is 3.35ish a gallon. I got .30 cents off of every gallon. Yay for discounts!

The president has no control over the gas industry. If you think that keystone pipeline would help gas prices, you're sadly mistaken. If you think that green energy is "bullshit," you're sadly mistaken.

Many people realize that the president doesn't control gas prices. Bitch at OPEC.
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AdellesMom
by on Oct. 4, 2012 at 11:47 PM
Well, it's been proven time and time again that Bush had ties to the oil industry. They were putting money in his pockets. So, there's no hypocrisy or double standard here.

Quoting imamomzilla:

 Funny, when the gas prices went up when GWB was in office, the media sounded the alarms and the left wingers whipped themselves up into a frenzy.


But with Obama, eh....the President doesn't have any control.


Gotta love the hypocrisy and double standard.


SSDD

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pj2becca21
by Bronze Member on Oct. 5, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Move to the midwest.... with what money!!! I just in my gas tank. plus I can't! I have this thing call joint custody and in my agreement I'm not allow to move out of state till she is 18. 

Quoting Sisteract:

Obama does not control gas prices.

If you want to breathe clear air amongst all those cars, you get the regs that assist with that, hence higher prices.

You want everything on the cheap, you have to move to the outlying areas [think the middle of the country]- be prepared for a lower salary too.


Sisteract
by Socialist Hippie on Oct. 5, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Where do you live and where do you grocery shop?


Quoting pj2becca21:

Move to the midwest.... with what money!!! I just in my gas tank. plus I can't! I have this thing call joint custody and in my agreement I'm not allow to move out of state till she is 18. 

Quoting Sisteract:

Obama does not control gas prices.

If you want to breathe clear air amongst all those cars, you get the regs that assist with that, hence higher prices.

You want everything on the cheap, you have to move to the outlying areas [think the middle of the country]- be prepared for a lower salary too.



Separation of church and state is for the protection of BOTH church and state.
Leading with hate and intolerance only leads to MORE hate and intolerance.
pj2becca21
by Bronze Member on Oct. 5, 2012 at 1:25 AM

San Deigo, Ca. I shop at food 4 less, Vons, Albertsons, Sprouts, target, Walmart, and Henerys. Were every has a better deals. 

Quoting Sisteract:

Where do you live and where do you grocery shop?


Quoting pj2becca21:

Move to the midwest.... with what money!!! I just in my gas tank. plus I can't! I have this thing call joint custody and in my agreement I'm not allow to move out of state till she is 18. 

Quoting Sisteract:

Obama does not control gas prices.

If you want to breathe clear air amongst all those cars, you get the regs that assist with that, hence higher prices.

You want everything on the cheap, you have to move to the outlying areas [think the middle of the country]- be prepared for a lower salary too.




pj2becca21
by Bronze Member on Oct. 5, 2012 at 1:31 AM
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http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2008393/pg1

No re-supply until mid October.

[link to www.fox5sandiego.com

Is this some sort of way to acclimate the public to rationing?
Prices are going up, went up 13 cents over night at the Arco by my home in San Diego... if this is true I'm sure we'll see hoarders and price gouging.


Re: Gas Shortage in San Diego CA. Pumps dry by Sunday?
LA MESA, Calif. - Gas prices are rising rapidly in San Diego County and some stations could soon run out of gasoline, a La Mesa store owner said Wednesday.
Dave Hallak, owner of Emerald Oil at 5600 Baltimore Drive, received a call Wednesday morning from his gasoline supplier saying he won't be getting more gasoline until mid-October.
“My supplier said there’s no gas available in San Diego,” said Hallak. “He said 'all the racks are down in Southern California and there’s very tight supply, if any.'”
The problem could be stemming from issues at several California refineries. It started when a large fire broke out at a Chevron refinery in the Bay Area in August. Bloomberg News also reported an October 1 power outage at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, Calif. A Chevron oil pipeline also shut down last month. The issues impact production. 


Hallak thinks his pumps might run dry by Sunday. He said other independent gas stations will likely have the same problem, because they rely on major distributors for their supply. 
“We get their overflow, their excess gas or they allocate so much for us,” said Hallak. “Their allocation to us right now is zero.”
Hallak said this is forcing him to raise the price at his pumps.  A regular gallon of gas there is now $4.59, which surprised Barry Smith, a regular customer. 
“Bit of a shock,” said Smith. “Not going to fill up with gas this time around.” 
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County recorded its largest daily increase since Feb. 23 Wednesday, rising 5.8 cents to $4.236 -- its highest amount since June 1. That’s 45 cents more per gallon than the national average.
The average price has risen for five consecutive days and is 11.5 cents more than one week ago, 8.6 cents higher than one month ago and 40.7 cents greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
 “As of right now, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel for us,” said Hallak.



my report today went looking for cheap gas in my area and noticed that some gas stations are not selling gas. NOW I KNOW WHY!

CA will become Greece soon then the rest of the country will go down.

pj2becca21
by Bronze Member on Oct. 5, 2012 at 2:03 AM

this is from the mouth of my father-in-law. 

Who owns the gas companies...... big corpration..... who hates big corprations..... Obama!! 

So this is only going on in Blue states..... so the big corprations are trying to get this state Pissed off so they vote Obama out.....

this is a hypothetical thought but it makes some sences 

PeeperSqueak
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 8:03 AM

Up 5 cents this morning.....you gotta love it !

Quoting jean_marie1987:

Love the fluctuation in VA. It was up last week and started going down this week.


Quoting PeeperSqueak:

What a deal !    LOL

I'm in VA also and it's been going down a couple cents, then another few days it's up about 10 cents. 


Quoting jean_marie1987:

Gas has been going down here. I just got it today for $3.53/gal.





Quoting pj2becca21:

And that 2 days ago would have gotten me almost 6 gallons!!!!!!! 

Quoting imamomzilla:

 OUCH! It's $3.99 /gal here. Grr







4kidz916
by Gold Member on Oct. 5, 2012 at 8:12 AM

Ugh and I thought our prices were bad. 

AdellesMom
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 9:23 AM
You have reading comprehension issues. The article that you posted proved that your assumption that Obama had something to do with it wrong. Besides, Obama doesn't control the oil industry. He definitely doesn't control the weather , power outages, and fires.

"The problem could be stemming from issues at several California refineries. It started when a large fire broke out at a Chevron refinery in the Bay Area in August. Bloomberg News also reported an October 1 power outage at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, Calif. A Chevron oil pipeline also shut down last month. The issues impact production. "


Quoting pj2becca21:

http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2008393/pg1

No re-supply until mid October.

[link to www.fox5sandiego.com

Is this some sort of way to acclimate the public to rationing?
Prices are going up, went up 13 cents over night at the Arco by my home in San Diego... if this is true I'm sure we'll see hoarders and price gouging.


Re: Gas Shortage in San Diego CA. Pumps dry by Sunday?
LA MESA, Calif. - Gas prices are rising rapidly in San Diego County and some stations could soon run out of gasoline, a La Mesa store owner said Wednesday.
Dave Hallak, owner of Emerald Oil at 5600 Baltimore Drive, received a call Wednesday morning from his gasoline supplier saying he won't be getting more gasoline until mid-October.
“My supplier said there’s no gas available in San Diego,” said Hallak. “He said 'all the racks are down in Southern California and there’s very tight supply, if any.'”
The problem could be stemming from issues at several California refineries. It started when a large fire broke out at a Chevron refinery in the Bay Area in August. Bloomberg News also reported an October 1 power outage at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, Calif. A Chevron oil pipeline also shut down last month. The issues impact production. 


Hallak thinks his pumps might run dry by Sunday. He said other independent gas stations will likely have the same problem, because they rely on major distributors for their supply. 
“We get their overflow, their excess gas or they allocate so much for us,” said Hallak. “Their allocation to us right now is zero.”
Hallak said this is forcing him to raise the price at his pumps.  A regular gallon of gas there is now $4.59, which surprised Barry Smith, a regular customer. 
“Bit of a shock,” said Smith. “Not going to fill up with gas this time around.” 
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County recorded its largest daily increase since Feb. 23 Wednesday, rising 5.8 cents to $4.236 -- its highest amount since June 1. That’s 45 cents more per gallon than the national average.
The average price has risen for five consecutive days and is 11.5 cents more than one week ago, 8.6 cents higher than one month ago and 40.7 cents greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
 “As of right now, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel for us,” said Hallak.



my report today went looking for cheap gas in my area and noticed that some gas stations are not selling gas. NOW I KNOW WHY!

CA will become Greece soon then the rest of the country will go down.

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