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Oil prices down as US demonstrates ample supplies amid signs of moderate economic growth

foxnews -- Oil prices were slightly lower Thursday as reports of a moderately improving U.S. economy, which suggests increased fuel consumption, were neutralized by growing crude supplies.

Benchmark oil for April delivery was down 12 cents to $90.31 a barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell 39 cents to close at $90.43 per barrel on the Nymex on Wednesday.

The death on Tuesday of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, which sits on the world's second-largest oil reserves, has had little immediate effect on the price of oil so far.

Chavez oversaw a decline in oil production during his 14 years as the leader of Venezuela. Traders are anxious to see if the new government invites foreign investment in Venezuela's oil industry and is


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sydb7
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2013 3:35:44 AM

Who wants to buy overpriced gasoline?
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jtravis711
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 9:38:56 AM

Combine more US production, conversion to natural gas in large equipment and trucks, more refining capacity and more development in producing cheaper electricy and we could be on our way to energy independence.
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rrs517
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 6:59:21 AM

Moderate economic growth? Does this guy live under a rock?
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tomok
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 1:26:36 AM

Oil prices down as US demonstrates ample supplies amid signs of moderate economic growth. But, fuel prices at the pump will not go down anytime soon with this crappy economy.
Big Oil and Big Gas sells fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices.
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon - *$3, *$3.50/gallon or *$4.00 is Not the new low!
More Refineries are Not the answer, Stop exporting fuel is!
Take care of the domestic fuel market first before exporting and selling our fuel or oil!
'Coming out of the closet' Sneeky's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Sneeky's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population and the job numbers continue to be down!
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
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jethro5000
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 12:36:22 AM

Good news
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bcok
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 12:22:25 AM

prices dropping but not fast enough.
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:21:15 PM

Please tell me where the gas prices are down...!..!...!!
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boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:10:29 PM

Oil price rises as US economy seen strengthening
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ClassicWheeler
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:09:31 PM

We still have higher prices than we are suppose to have. Way too high!
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:08:59 PM

For how long?
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silverfox63
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:08:29 PM

Old and stale news.
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unicornpmb
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:08:16 PM

Only thing is my savings.
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KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:07:00 PM

I honestly don't know what to make of some of these news articles.
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sawdust1825
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:06:37 PM

I am surprised the pump price didn't jump after this news.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:06:08 PM

Oil may be down, but gas is not.
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Tsunamiron
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:05:20 PM

Down? I paid $3.12 per gallon in January. Two months later I am paying $3.72 per gallon. Prices are down? I am paying an average of 1 cent more per day.
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Chadgas
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:04:58 PM

If you say so.
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jrschl
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:04:04 PM

I love how the article below this one says process are up.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:02:08 PM

one article says down, the very next one up...
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:01:21 PM

This is a joke from a Saturday Night Live skit, right????
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sjhman
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:00:49 PM

Here we go, let's keep 'em moving!
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:58:54 PM

Got to go down a lot more.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:58:48 PM

Good, now let's get gas prices down significantly
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:56:40 PM

not sure
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:54:40 PM

Need to build more more refiners!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:54:12 PM

not sure
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:53:33 PM

One article says oil prices up the other says price is down
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bvrbill
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:48:27 PM

Prices still rising at the pump, here.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:47:56 PM

more refiners would solve it
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skybiker
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:47:13 PM

No drop in prices here inSC...
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:46:20 PM

The speculator driven run up in prices has fizzled as reality intrudes.

Needs to drop another $10 per barrel, minimum.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:46:01 PM

not for long, oil prices rose again today!
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:45:49 PM

Good!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:44:55 PM

good
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:39:46 PM

good.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:39:39 PM

Not here, prices still going up.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:36:50 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:36:41 PM

okay
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:36:05 PM

Hoo-Humm..
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:34:34 PM

OK.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:33:32 PM

moderate growth?
Sounds like some people smoking Weed came up with this one
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cwashi3324
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:31:55 PM

Still high here.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:31:47 PM

here we go
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JimL1
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:30:15 PM

Another article posted here also today says: "Oil price rises as US economy seen strengthening." Which is correct, or are they both wrong together?
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:30:08 PM

Just shows that we should stop looking at oil futures and only look at gasoline futures as oil does not correlate to pump prices.
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NorthglennBill
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:27:26 PM

Prices are still way to high.
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Carol7777
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:22:30 PM

Hope it keeps decreasing our gas prices . . .
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:22:11 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:14:49 PM

Ok
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silvereb
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:09:57 PM

Not a big enough move to bring our prices down.
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Lakepirate13
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:08:44 PM

Just a small dip in the road. I predict regular will break $5 this summer and $4 will be normal as it is now. Same program as last year see how much they will pay then back off and increase slowly.
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