Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2006 17:50:43 +0100 From: "DervMan" <thedervmannospaml.com> Subject: Re: gasoline grade - how important?
"- Bob -" <uctraingnospamanet.com> wrote in message news:gs97c292vqmlib90h6vndnmal33rhrn164nospamcom... > On Sat, 22 Jul 2006 20:06:28 -0400, cs <cobsnospamnet> wrote: > >>FYI $1.40 a litre works out to $5.30 a gallon US - average nationwide >>price for a gallon in the USA today, 7/22/06, is $2.984 per gallon, >>or $0.79 US per litre . > > The USA has always had prices much less than Europe, so the > interesting thing would be the % increase over the last two years. Yes it would, and we know who would be paying relatively more. We could roll this back to thirty years or so..? > But, we might as well just cut to the chase. Exxon/Mobil reported the > highest corporate profits ever recorded in a quarter: $10B. Other oil > companies had similarly ridiculous profits - and when compared on a % > basis or to company size are more outrageous. > > Any surprise we are all paying too much at the pump ? Too much? That's relative of course. It could be argued that it isn't enough, but I don't want an argument... -- The DervMan www.dervman.com