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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Ric, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,956

    Diesel----$ 1.899----------Gas 87 octane----$ 1.799
  2. PR0 TURF

    PR0 TURF LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,089

    Diesel was $1.95 here earlier in the week....WTF!! Haven't really kept an eye on the regular gas prices.

  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,205

    there was a $.15 cent increase over three days this week. things should hold steady until the uncertainty is gone. its $1.89 here. same as the cost of super unleaded. itll come down eventually
  4. joed

    joed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,167

    Diesel fuel is always more expensive than regular gas in the winter. I believe it has something to do with using a special type of diesel fuel called diesel fuel number 2. This is supposed to be a high grade diesel fuel that won't freeze during the winter. Anyhow, things should adjust in the spring. In my part of Canada, diesel fuel is usually $0.05 cheaper than gas, on average.
  5. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    I'm glad I bought a diesel truck. It really stretches those fuel dollars compared to my old gas burner!
  6. MSYardman

    MSYardman LawnSite Member
    from MS & LA
    Posts: 62

    Diesel fuel is higher in the winter because by just changing the name, you have home heating fuel. And that is sold mainly beginning in October through March.

    It's a case of supply and demand.

    Keep an eye on the crude prices and you will get an idea if the street prices are going up or down. Right now, they are hovering. Just waiting for the 3 day war to happen.

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