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NC gas prices down last week

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North Carolina - Average retail gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.73/g, according to gasoline price website NorthCarolinaGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in North Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 10.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 24.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 18.6 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 14.3 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.

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Wait a minute, a hurricane

Wait a minute, a hurricane or 2 cruises through the Gulf of Mexico shutting down refineries and gas prices go up-up-up! Yet there are thousands of gallons of oil {gasoline comes from/& resources} lost per day getting spewed into those very same waters and gas prices are now going down?????
1. Either the effects haven't yet hit the consumer at the pumps..(I think this one's coming)..or>
2. The gas price gouging wasn't necessary back during Katina to begin with.
While Washington is investigating BP and whom's to blame, jump back a few years and compare.

re: wait a minute....

There are a few reasons as to why the cost rose so high after Katrina as compared to our crisis now. 1)There are far more oil wells than refineries in the US. 2)Katrina took out most of the Gulfs oil rigs. 3)And a large part of our refineries are in the south. It's just a matter of comparing the situation itself not the size of the catastrophy.