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Oil down slightly after storm forecast downgrade

The Associated Press -- PAMELA SAMPSON
Published: August 27th, 2012 09:13 PM
Last Modified: August 27th, 2012 09:30 PM

BANGKOK (AP) - Oil prices remained stable Tuesday as the threat to production in the Gulf of Mexico from Tropical Storm Isaac appeared to lessen.

Forecasts for Isaac have been toned down, easing concerns that the storm could damage key oil and gas operations along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Weather forecasters now say the storm will grow to a Category 1 hurricane instead of a stronger Category 2.

Although the storm isn't expected to damage refineries, refinery owners often shut down operations in advance of a storm. The refineries will likely stay off line for about three days.

Benchmark oil for October delivery was down 5 cents in midday Bangkok time to $95.42 per barrel in electronic trading


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markiesm
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2012 12:45:37 AM

What's new.. I go to the bathroom and that makes prices jump. BS!
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bindox
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 2:57:19 PM

Oil down, gas up. Nothing new.
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5kvdave
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 1:57:15 AM

YA WHATEVER !!!!!
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outlaw329
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 1:20:49 AM

Weather forcasters have to build drama into these things and we have to pay for their lack of knowledge!
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J4romeo
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:51:25 AM

it was never going to be stronger then Cat 1...just a sad way to raise the price as the price for gas was down but still caused it to go up here .30cents...:(
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JimVP
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:21:29 AM

Station where gas was purchased last weekend is still 14 cents more per gallon today.
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:17:50 AM

ok
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Dodge_Me
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:16:32 AM

Just went up yesterday .10 to 3.96
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:15:52 AM

okay
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Dodge_Me
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:15:34 AM

Gee, do we get a refund for the high prices they hit us with while expecting the storm
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:10:44 AM

Chevron went down a little :).
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:10:24 AM

Really????????? Prices up to $4.09-$4.19 here.
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:08:51 AM

Speculation breeds despair.
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:08:47 AM

OK
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:07:42 AM

Ok.
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Like
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ok
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:06:22 AM

Really ? funny cus the price just went up to $1.30.1 CDN per litre up here @ exactly midnight.
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Ok
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Not here.
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:04:57 AM

imagine that
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:04:45 AM

and yet gas prices are still rising...
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:03:56 AM

Is that true?
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:03:20 AM

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:02:43 AM

Go figure??
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:02:40 AM

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 12:02:01 AM

great
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:59:54 PM

oil down... gasoline up... AGAIN!!!
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:59:13 PM

Yes...maybe was stable Tues...so what caused the 14 cent avg increase here today????
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:57:58 PM

It needs to drop back to May price ranges
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:57:11 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:56:03 PM

WRONG...
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:54:47 PM

This story is from Bangkok. I guess they want to rip you off too. Speculators worldwide want your money. And will do anything to get it.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:52:04 PM

It is just all BULL! The Rich are fixing the prices for their gain of huge profits.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:49:54 PM

k
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:49:25 PM

The speculators for gas and oil will still make the extra money.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:49:15 PM

Don't expect fuel prices to drop. If not Isaac, then they will make up another reason to keep increasing prices.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:46:29 PM

not enough
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:45:46 PM

This news came from a reporter in Bangkok? I think some one from some were from....oh... say....... THE UNITED STATES, would be a little better informed wouldn't you?
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:44:39 PM

That's right...jack it up a bundle on speculation of how strong the storm will be...then drop it back a little when the storm gets downgraded...
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:42:22 PM

Down today, up tomorrow.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:41:27 PM

The legal robbery at the pump continues.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:41:22 PM

Jumped up before the storm hit.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:39:49 PM

Here we go again.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:37:34 PM

Gas is still going up
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:34:03 PM

Yikes!!!!!!!!.
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:33:30 PM

From BANGKOK?
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:31:17 PM

whew
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 11:29:19 PM

good thing
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not going to hold my breathe
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