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Fuel On The Rise !

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by lawn king, Dec 2, 2006.

  1. lawn king

    lawn king PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    We took delivery of 287 gallons of (ULS) diesel fuel yesterday, it ran $712.00 that's terminal cost! I noticed in my travels diesel from $2.87 to $2.99 at exxon/mobil. I guess they are about to slam us again!:realmad: :realmad: :realmad: :realmad:
     
  2. BobC

    BobC Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    Of course the oil companies ride on our backs. It gets cold so demand goes up and the prices follow.

    Oil heat @ home
    F550 diesel
    F250 diesel
    50hp Kubota
    21hp Kubota
     
  3. BSDeality

    BSDeality Senior Member
    Messages: 736

    they couldn't use the "hurricane's-a-coming" excuse this summer to raise prices, so now they're jumping early into the "home heating oil" excuse. We're still around $2.69-2.77
     
  4. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    supply vs. demand.........look into it............not everything is a conspiracy......


    prices are about the same as last year this time....


    I paid $2.44 for Diesel this week.....
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2006
  5. Embalmer

    Embalmer Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    actually the opec countries wernt happy with the price of oil dropping to near 50 dollars a barrel again, so they cut production by 100mil barrels a day, just to drive their profits back up. its only a matter of time before gas ect goes back up.
     
  6. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    so demand relative to the available suppy has increased........then the price goes up.........really

    basic economics.......

    It's their oil they can do what they want with it....... If the environmentalists would let us drill we would not be so affected by this.......

    D
     
  7. jce4isu

    jce4isu Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    in des moines it was 2.14 as of 230am:drinkup: :drinkup:
     
  8. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    Just what I need to hear, now I can make even less money plowing snow.