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Will Forecast of Rising Gas Price Affect Presidential Race?

indyconantidim Wrote: Oct 06, 2012 11:45 AM
People lost jobs at Halliburton for $89/barrel during BJ's last days. Gas should be $2.50 or less. Why is Oblaba's coercion of senators to block Keystone and the number of jobs and impact on oil not brought up daily? He's hammering the coal issue which is great for a few states but gas effects everyone and everything. Oblaba knows it and doesn't care. Keep telling people that, Romney.
indyconantidim Wrote: Oct 06, 2012 11:48 AM
Oops, it was $.89 cents a gal & $20 / barrel. Guess this is my trigger point locked on 89.

The Drudge Report is cheekily labeling an article about the outrageous gas prices and gas shortage in Southern California the "October Surprise." While it's unlikely even $4-$5 (and up) a gallon gas prices will turn Californians into Romney fans, CNBC is reporting that gas prices are likely to keep rising in October:

"It will only take another refinery issue and a bit more of geopolitical noise to have the first U.S. election at a US average gasoline price of $4 a gallon," says energy analyst Olivier Jakob of Petromatrix

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