Gas Prices Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 5/31/2012 12:30:49 PM EST
    An Indian worker pushes his cart past traffic jam caused by blockade of road by activists of India's opposition parties during a nationwide strike to protest a steep hike in gas prices in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 31, 2012. India's economic growth slowed to 5.3 percent in the January-March quarter, the lowest since 2008, as the malaise in manufacturing and other sectors spread to ordinary Indians, who trimmed spending. (AP Photo/Pankaj Nangia)
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    Posted: 5/31/2012 12:30:49 PM EST
    An elderly Indian man holds an empty glass against his forehead as supporters of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), unseen, block traffic during a nationwide strike to protest a steep hike in gas prices in Amritsar, India, Thursday, May 31, 2012. India's economic growth slowed to 5.3 percent in the January-March quarter, the lowest since 2008, as the malaise in manufacturing and other sectors spread to ordinary Indians, who trimmed spending. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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    Posted: 5/25/2012 8:00:49 AM EST
    In this Wednesday, May 23, 2012, photo, gas prices are displayed at a station in Hoboken, N.J. Oil prices rose to near $92 a barrel Thursday, May 24, as negotiations between six world powers and Iran about its nuclear program appeared to be stalling. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)
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    Posted: 5/17/2012 12:10:45 AM EST
    In this Sunday, May 13, 2012, photo, gas prices are displayed on a board at a Hess station in Hoboken, N.J. Oil and gasoline prices are sinking, giving relief to businesses and consumers who a few weeks ago seemed about to face the highest fuel prices ever. The average U.S. retail gasoline price has dropped 21 cents a gallon to $3.73 since hitting a 2012 peak of $3.94 on April 6. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)
  •  - A gas flare burns at a fracking site in rural Bradford County Pennsylvania

    A gas flare burns at a fracking site in rural Bradford County Pennsylvania

    Posted: 5/16/2012 3:38:29 PM EST
    A gas flare burns at a fracking site in rural Bradford County, Pennsylvania in this January 9, 2012 file photograph. Fracking involves the high-pressure injection of sand, water and chemicals into shale to crack it open and allow the flow of gas or oil. It has sparked an energy boom in several regions of the United States and driven natural gas prices to 10-year lows. But environmental concerns about fracking also have grown, from complaints of contaminated groundwater in Pennsylvania and Wyoming to earthquakes in Ohio last year that a state agency linked to fracking. REUTERS/Les Stone/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ENERGY)
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    Posted: 5/16/2012 8:40:46 AM EST
    In this May 6, 2012, photo, shoppers carry their purchases along 33rd Street in New York. U.S. consumers barely increased their spending on retail goods in April. The weak gain was affected by cheaper gas prices and possibly a mild winter, which may have encouraged consumers to make purchases in the previous two months. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.1 percent April. Retail spending had risen 0.7 percent in March and 1 percent in February. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)
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    Posted: 5/15/2012 12:30:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 27, 2011 file photo, travelers fill up at a gas station for an early start on the Memorial Day weekend traffic in Valencia, Calif. Cheaper gas won?t be enough to spur many more road trips this summer. Americans are too worried about their jobs and the economy to feel relief. Economists and tourism experts are expecting only a small uptick in summer travelers. Gas prices are lower, but still high enough to keep lower-income Americans off the road. The job market is improving, but still shaky. And household debt remains high. The bulk of road trippers, experts say, are taking shorter trips, reducing food and entertainment expenses or staying closer to home to conserve cash. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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    Posted: 5/15/2012 12:30:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 28, 2010 file photo, the rush hour commute starts in early afternoon and with greater intensity as traffic is jammed in both directions on Interstate 405 on the Westside of Los Angeles as commuters and vacationers hit the road. Cheaper gas won?t be enough to spur many more road trips this summer. Americans are too worried about their jobs and the economy to feel relief. Economists and tourism experts are expecting only a small uptick in summer travelers. Gas prices are lower, but still high enough to keep lower-income Americans off the road. The job market is improving, but still shaky. And household debt remains high. The bulk of road trippers, experts say, are taking shorter trips, reducing food and entertainment expenses or staying closer to home to conserve cash. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)
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    Posted: 5/15/2012 12:30:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 27, 2011 file photo, Costco customers fill up gas as others wait in line for gas at a Costco gas station in Santa Clara, Calif. Cheaper gas won?t be enough to spur many more road trips this summer. Americans are too worried about their jobs and the economy to feel relief. Economists and tourism experts are expecting only a small uptick in summer travelers. Gas prices are lower, but still high enough to keep lower-income Americans off the road. The job market is improving, but still shaky. And household debt remains high. The bulk of road trippers, experts say, are taking shorter trips, reducing food and entertainment expenses or staying closer to home to conserve cash. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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    Posted: 5/14/2012 9:05:47 PM EST
    Gas prices are displayed at a gas station, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Portland, Ore. Motorists across most of the country have been getting a break on gas prices, but not on the West Coast. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Oregon is $4.17. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
  •  - Calgary police service and EMS service observe protest banner hung outside Talisman Energy offices before company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Calgary police service and EMS service observe protest banner hung outside Talisman Energy offices before company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Posted: 5/1/2012 4:15:32 PM EST
    Calgary police service and EMS service observe a protest banner hung outside the Talisman Energy offices before the company's annual general meeting in Calgary, Alberta, May 1, 2012. First-quarter profit at Talisman Energy Inc fell short of estimates as natural gas prices slumped to decade lows, which prompted the Canadian oil and gas producer to cut its full-year budget by 10 percent as it pulls more cash out of dry gas operations. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Manzoni, president and CEO arrives at the Talisman Energy's annual general meeting in Calgary.

    Manzoni, president and CEO arrives at the Talisman Energy's annual general meeting in Calgary.

    Posted: 5/1/2012 4:15:00 PM EST
    John Manzoni, president and CEO arrives at the Talisman Energy's annual general meeting in Calgary, Alberta, May 1, 2012. First-quarter profit at Talisman Energy Inc fell short of estimates as natural gas prices slumped to decade lows, which prompted the Canadian oil and gas producer to cut its full-year budget by 10 percent as it pulls more cash out of dry gas operations. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY)
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    Posted: 4/30/2012 2:45:45 PM EST
    Gas prices are displayed at a Shell station in Beaverton, Ore., Tuesday, April 24, 2012. Gas prices are beginning to fall, after a four-month surge pushed gas to nearly $4 per gallon earlier this month. The price of gasoline in the U.S. has dropped by nearly 8 cents per gallon since the first week of April following a decline in oil prices and gasoline consumption. Americans' confidence in the economy held steady in April from the previous month despite rising job cuts and falling home values. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
  •  - Randy Eresman, president and CEO of EnCana, addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Randy Eresman, president and CEO of EnCana, addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Posted: 4/25/2012 5:32:21 PM EST
    Randy Eresman, president and CEO of EnCana, addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary, Alberta, April 25, 2012. Three large Canadian oil companies pumped out first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that mostly missed expectations, but investors were cheered by promises of higher output and steps to deal with depressed natural gas markets and prices for heavy oil that lag far behind those for international crude. Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, benefited from its hedging program as gas prices slumped to 10-year lows, but still had to fend off questions about whether it was time to put the company up for sale. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Randy Eresman, president and CEO of EnCana, addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Randy Eresman, president and CEO of EnCana, addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Posted: 4/25/2012 5:31:16 PM EST
    Randy Eresman, president and CEO of EnCana, addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary, Alberta, April 25, 2012. Three large Canadian oil companies pumped out first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that mostly missed expectations, but investors were cheered by promises of higher output and steps to deal with depressed natural gas markets and prices for heavy oil that lag far behind those for international crude. Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, benefited from its hedging program as gas prices slumped to 10-year lows, but still had to fend off questions about whether it was time to put the company up for sale. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Eresman president and CEO of EnCana addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Eresman president and CEO of EnCana addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary

    Posted: 4/25/2012 5:21:14 PM EST
    Randy Eresman President and CEO of EnCana addresses shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary, Alberta, April 25, 2012. Three large Canadian oil companies pumped out first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that mostly missed expectations, but investors were cheered by promises of higher output and steps to deal with depressed natural gas markets and prices for heavy oil that lag far behind those for international crude. Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, benefited from its hedging program as gas prices slumped to 10-year lows, but still had to fend off questions about whether it was time to put the company up for sale. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY)
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    Posted: 4/20/2012 6:55:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this April 9, 2012 file photo, gas prices are posted at a gas station in Breezewood, Pa. Pump prices rose relentlessly from January through April, pushing average gas prices above $3.90 a gallon and taxing families? budgets. Some forecasters expected a $5 peak by the time families got on the road for summer vacations. But prices are expected drop by 10 cents by next week, thanks to a recent drop in oil and wholesale gas prices and frugality at the pump. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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    Posted: 4/16/2012 4:15:51 PM EST
    In this photo taken Wednesday, April 11, 2012, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) mechanic Doug Isonio works on parts for a BART train during a tour of the BART Maintenance Yard in Hayward, Calif. Driven by high gas prices and an uncertain economy, Americans are turning to trains and buses to get around in greater numbers than ever before. The aging trains and buses they?re riding, however, face an $80 billion maintenance backlog that jeopardizes service just when it?s most in demand. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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    Posted: 4/16/2012 4:15:50 PM EST
    This handout photo, taken in July 2011, provided by the Federal Transit Administration, shows employees of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority show Peter Rogoff, administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, center, corrosion on a Norristown line bridge that?s over 100 years old. The transportation authority is responsible for 347 bridges, some of them dating back to the 1890s. The average age of the bridges is 80 years. Driven by high gas prices and an uncertain economy, Americans are turning to trains and buses to get around in greater numbers than ever before. The aging trains and buses they?re riding, however, face an $80 billion maintenance backlog that jeopardizes service just when it?s most in demand. (AP Photo/Federal Transit Administration) Federal Transit Administration
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    Posted: 4/16/2012 4:15:50 PM EST
    This handout photo, taken in July 2011, provided by the Federal Transit Administration, shows Peter Rogoff, administrator of the Federal Transit Administration looking at electrical equipment at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority?s Jenkintown power station that has been operating with outdated circuits and electrical equipment from the 1930s. Driven by high gas prices and an uncertain economy, Americans are turning to trains and buses to get around in greater numbers than ever before. The aging trains and buses they?re riding, however, face an $80 billion maintenance backlog that jeopardizes service just when it?s most in demand. (AP Photo/Federal Transit Administration)