Gas & Diesel are going down! WOOT!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gumpsgirl, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    My DH and I were out picking up some wood this morning and noticed at one of the gas stations that diesel was $3.97!!! [​IMG] I couldn't believe it at first and had to do a double take! I then had to call everyone I knew that drove trucks that run on diesel to tell them where I had seen it for that price. Maybe food prices (livestock and chicken feed as well) will go down a bit also. I guess we can only hope for that one, right?!?! [​IMG]

    Edited to add that gas here has gone down to $3.49 a gallon.
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2008
  2. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    Mooresville, NC
    I saw that at a gas station here, last weekend gas (reg.) was 3.69!! That was the lowest I've seen it in a while. I was so excited. [​IMG] Lets keep hoping about those feed prices! [​IMG]
  3. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    unleaded here in the city was 3.29 on yesterday
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    The only way we are going to get prices to go down is to drill.

    Agriculture is COMPLETELY dependent on OIL!,,, and most tractors run on diesel. Environmentalists don't have a clue.

    Sure we need alternative and renewable energy sources, but we aren't going to be able to grow wheat, barley and corn without OIL!

    I saw regular unleaded here for $3.57 yesterday, but we are still headed for recession OR depression unless we start drilling and building refineries.

    We have a enough coal/oil shale in UT,AZ and CO that would last the US for many, many decades if we'd just start building refineries now. We need to drill in AK ASAP. That would drop prices real quick.
  5. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    where are u guys, our gas just dropped to $3.60:)
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2008
  6. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    What the heck?! I was in town yesterday to pick up some things and gas was $3.94 .... Hopefully it's lower today, DH needs to fill up. [​IMG]
  7. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:oh, i dont feel so bad now.[​IMG]
  8. melleo

    melleo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2008
    St. Paris ohio
    Odd isn't it? ours in mid ohio was....3.49 and shot up to 3.75 on Wed.
  9. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 5, 2007
    you guys are so lucky we have the 3rd highest gas prices in the lower 48, we are paying between $4.01 to $4.08 for regular:mad:[​IMG]
  10. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    OKlahoma here

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