Diesel Prices? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



S. California Chapter Join Chapter, Leader: wpnaes

Diesel Prices?

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-01-2012, 11:08 PM
BlueOvalDismantlers BlueOvalDismantlers is offline
Senior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 435
BlueOvalDismantlers is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Diesel Prices?

So in the last week diesel in big bear has gone up 30 or more cents.... Anyone else notice an increase? Anyone know why?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-01-2012, 11:44 PM
SteveBricks's Avatar
SteveBricks SteveBricks is online now
***** Emeritus
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Lakewood, Ca.
Posts: 42,085
SteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputationSteveBricks has a superb reputation
Word is that it's because of the fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery back on August 6th:

'Summer of troubles' at refineries mean record holiday gas prices - latimes.com
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-02-2012, 12:04 AM
BlueOvalDismantlers BlueOvalDismantlers is offline
Senior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 435
BlueOvalDismantlers is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
And it's just hitting now... That seems like a load of crap...
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-02-2012, 02:56 PM
A/Ox4's Avatar
A/Ox4 A/Ox4 is offline
9 ECHO 1
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Posts: 11,869
A/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputationA/Ox4 has a superb reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by SteveBricks View Post
Word is that it's because of the fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery back on August 6th:

'Summer of troubles' at refineries mean record holiday gas prices - latimes.com
Thats just an excuse. Reports of fuel reserves show that despite the fire, both national average and west coast region fuel stock went up compared to the week before. This would normally translate to a decrease in fuel price. But the oil companies had an excuse so they rolled with it.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-02-2012, 06:26 PM
SpringerPop's Avatar
SpringerPop SpringerPop is online now
Too old to be too smart..
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: La La Land
Posts: 16,801
SpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputation
Remember when someone got blamed for high fuel prices because he was an "oil man"?

Or am I getting "too close"? Delete if I am.

Prices are almost double what it was back them.

Pop
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-02-2012, 06:29 PM
BlueOvalDismantlers BlueOvalDismantlers is offline
Senior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 435
BlueOvalDismantlers is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
I remember when gas was 99 cents a gallon...
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-02-2012, 07:35 PM
SpringerPop's Avatar
SpringerPop SpringerPop is online now
Too old to be too smart..
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: La La Land
Posts: 16,801
SpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputationSpringerPop has a superb reputation
You must be a "youngin"!

I remember when it was 19.9 cents a gallon, and you might get trading stamps or a free glass tumbler (or something else) with a fill-up.

There were a lot more stations and brands back then, and competition was greater, keeping profit margins less-than-obscene.

Pop
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-03-2012, 12:37 AM
wpnaes's Avatar
wpnaes wpnaes is offline
FTE SoCal Chapter LDR
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: So Cal
Posts: 9,697
wpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputationwpnaes has a superb reputation
For a while ARCO or Shell, can't remember which offered Noah's Arc and pairs of each of the animals. We had a nice collection at one time. As I recall, those tumblers were glass.

Vintage Arco Gas Station Noahs Ark Animals Play Set Retro Collectible Toy 18 | eBay
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-03-2012, 12:37 AM
Fulthrotl Fulthrotl is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 904
Fulthrotl has a great reputation on FTE.Fulthrotl has a great reputation on FTE.Fulthrotl has a great reputation on FTE.Fulthrotl has a great reputation on FTE.
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlueOvalDismantlers View Post
So in the last week diesel in big bear has gone up 30 or more cents.... Anyone else notice an increase? Anyone know why?
it's gone up about that much in huntington beach. why? 'cause they can.

would you prefer sand, or no sand in your vaseline, sir?
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Diesel Supplement Manual charlesweaver3 2017 Super Duty 5 09-29-2016 12:39 PM
anyone going to nebraska diesel days???? diesel-fitter-bum01 Nebraska Chapter 5 04-08-2012 09:32 PM
Riffraff Diesel RUFone 3.0L Powerstroke Diesel 9 08-02-2009 10:24 AM
Diesel Kleen y2kexc 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10 09-28-2005 02:03 PM
Diesel upgrades mystic cobra 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 5 11-28-2003 10:49 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > >

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30 PM.