February 27, 2013
Who's Behind Rising Gas Prices? Depends on Who You Ask
Fuel Fix, Fuel Fix
The forces driving gasoline prices upward are clear. It just depends on who you ask.
Others attribute the spike to seasonal changes, as refiners begin switching from producing winter grade fuels to more expensive summer blends.
Or it could be a collision of planned maintenance and unexpected outages at some of the nation’s refineries, which are keeping gasoline supplies low, despite a boon in domestic crude production.
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