Price of Gas Poll

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by grasswhacker, Apr 11, 2005.


Do you think gas prices will be cheaper in June than now?

  1. Yes

    28 vote(s)
  2. No

    101 vote(s)
  3. The same

    17 vote(s)
  4. Let's conquer Saudi Arabia

    24 vote(s)
  1. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    The most I have paid so far this season is $2.129 a gallon. When I turned 16 a little over 5 years ago I paid $1.089 per gallon for my first fill up. The least amount I have ever paid is $0.999 per gallon. If I don't have to pay more than $2.359 per gallon this season, i will consider myself lucky.
  2. Lawn Dog2001

    Lawn Dog2001 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,030

    I paid $2.19 here in PA today. I would love to think that is the peak, but I really doubt it.
  3. BW4486

    BW4486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 243

    Gas is not that expensive! Yes it seems like it but how much does a gallon of milk cost?, or a gallon of water? Gas is a finite natural resorce. In europe it is $4.00- 6.00 per gallon.
  4. Grass Gator

    Grass Gator LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    Paid a $1.97 per gallon today here in OKC. We must be lucky. It had been as high as $2.20 about 10 days ago but for some reason has slowly declined since then.
  5. PTOhioMower

    PTOhioMower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    Originally Posted by grasswhacker
    I think we will see it back under 2.00 within two months.

    wanna bet ????????????

    Gas was up to $2.44 here two weeks ago. It has been jumpin up and down almost every other day between 10-20 cents, but slowly falling. Today its at $2.00!! There is a very good chance it will go under 2 bucks before it rises again!!
  6. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    Supposedly alot of the crude was going into #2 fuel oil and that with the winter there was a demand for that. Maybe with spring coming now they want have that exscuse and prices could ease a little. The next chapter in the soap opera of gas prices will be the increased demand with holiday travel now that winter is over and people want to get out and vacation
  7. grasswhacker

    grasswhacker LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,873

    Suppose I should have taken the wager, but I don't gamble. However we all win if we can see it keep dropping.
  8. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Where? It hasn't been under 2 bucks for a long time. They always jack it way up and then drop it some. Not to where it was but a little higher. We are all happy then cause we aren't paying 40-60 cents per gallon then but they are happy because they are getting 10-30 cents more than a year ago.
  9. nocutting

    nocutting LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    Its not easy bein in the service industry, but what the hay thats how we make our income. Our gas is $2.29 avg. per gal. I know its up at least 35 cents from last year?....Anybody think we can add a gas surcharge to our yearly contracts?....Think I'm gonna try it for new customers and for next year, maybe $5,bucks see how that flys?...any thoughts?..........
  10. richmadmax

    richmadmax LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    $ 2.35 today in chicago. Many are saying it will be lower in months, I hope so. But the summer months it's always highter.

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