[Ansteorra] OT:Gas Prices going up thanks to IKE
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Fri Sep 12 13:07:19 PDT 2008
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Runa of The Thundering Herd
----- Original Message -----
From: "JOHN KELLER" <wolfgangvonsachsenhausen at yahoo.com>
To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, September 12, 2008 2:19 PM
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] OT:Gas Prices going up thanks to IKE
> Thanks Val for checking.
> Now here's where it really gets interesting. Gasoline is traded on the
> New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) as "RBOB" which stands for
> Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygen Blending. October Futures
> closed DOWN just over 1/2 cent today and were only up 9 cents yesterday.
> For sure, spot should be higher but not like many of these stations are
> I smell a big stinky rat!
> --- On Fri, 9/12/08, John Yates <valstarr_hawkwind at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> From: John Yates <valstarr_hawkwind at yahoo.com>
>> Subject: [Ansteorra] Gas Prices/Gouging
>> To: ansteorra at ansteorra.org
>> Date: Friday, September 12, 2008, 1:53 PM
>> Texas laws will undoubtedly vary, but I just checked with
>> the Oklahoma Attorney General's press office to check my
>> memory of Oklahoma's anti-gouging statutes.
>> As it was indictaed to me, in a declared state of
>> emergency, the price of essential goods and services cannot
>> be raised more than 10% above what it was prior to the
>> emergency declaration.
>> In Oklahoma, Governor Henry has already made an
>> emergency declaration, which to my understanding is a way to
>> get federal assistance for evacuees who may come to
>> Oklahoma. Thus, it should follow that the anti-gouging law
>> kicks in with the emergency declaration.
>> I have a call in to one of the Gov's spokesmen to
>> try and make certain.
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