Here’s one sign of the times.
The price of gas is nearly $6 per gallon at this downtown Los Angeles station as prices across the Southland continue to inch their way up.
In the Los Angeles/Long Beach area, regular gas is averaging $3.96 per gallon, which is up 2 cents from last week, 17.3 cents higher than one month ago and 93.2 cents greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
When gas hits $6 in LA, it hits new highs elsewhere, even if not as extreme.
$3 gas is showing up in New England. But is it here to stay? – Providence Journal
It’s been a while since we’ve seen $3 gas in New England, but it’s begun to show itself sporadically following a national surge in average price-per-gallon.
Gas stations in some Massachusetts communities — such as Bellingham, Berlin, Danvers, Stoughton, Concord and Wellfleet — have advertised regular gas at or above $3 per gallon within the last week, according to GasBuddy, a website that tracks gas prices. One gas station in New Britain, Connecticut was listed at $3.09 a gallon.
Why $4 a Gallon Gas May Be Coming Your Way This Summer – New York Times
and over in Texas…
And that $6 a gallon gas could be the new normal.
Joe Biden’s plans for discouraging the use of fossil fuels would “plunge America back in a depression” and could drive gasoline prices to $6 per gallon, billionaire oilman Harold Hamm said Thursday, well beyond any level previously recorded.
Hamm, a confidant of President Donald Trump and the chairman of Oklahoma-based Continental Resources Inc., made the prediction — which appears to go well past other analysts’ views — in an interview with Bloomberg News hours before the final presidential debate
That was last year. Bloomberg obviously ridiculed him. But it doesn’t sound so crazy now.