One day the gas prices are $3.02, and the next they jumped to $3.35. I call that price gouging -- especially when the price of the barrel has gone down.
With millions of Americans traveling and a forecast of inclement weather locally and nationally, holiday travelers should allow themselves plenty of time to reach their destinations.
My vote is no, no, no, of course not, to state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, for wanting to put a tax on the miles that we drive. Another crazy thought by one of our politicians.
Pork market sizzles
Gas prices have been dropping and could be 20 to 25 cents lower by Halloween.
High gas prices have squeezed the wholesale and retail gasoline industries, said Tom Collins, the chief executive officer of Luke Oil.
The economy has moving, but not in a stellar fashion, a Northwest Indiana investment advisor said.
HIGHLAND | The bright neon lights have dimmed at Johnsen's Blue Top Drive-In, a landmark Highland restaurant where carhops served up big burgers and homemade root beer for nearly eight decades.
Despite a common perception, gasoline prices don’t skyrocket just because it’s Independence Day or any other summer holiday, experts said.
HAMMOND | Motorists should see some relief at the gas pumps when the massive $4.2 billion modernization project at the BP Whiting Refinery is completed by the end of the year.
HAMMOND | Global energy consumption slowed significantly last year because of sluggish economic growth worldwide, but gas prices still remained at record highs.
LANSING, Mich. | The worst may be over for drivers in the upper Midwest who have been grappling with the highest gasoline prices in the continental U.S.
One week ago, gasoline prices throughout Northwest Indiana hovered around $3.78 per gallon. By Wednesday morning, that cost per gallon skyrocketed to between $4.26 and $4.35.
Gas prices in the region have rose to about $3.40 per gallon compared to $3.19, and in some places, as low as $3.09, just several days ago.
Drivers making year-end travel plans are getting some relief at the pump with gasoline prices nearing their lowest levels in about a year.
Gas prices are finally on the way down, especially in the Great Lakes region, according to oil analyst Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at Gasbuddy.com.
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