Letter to the Editor: Gas math not adding up

Posted 11/30/21

Wow. I saw that the price of oil dropped about $10 a barrel but only 2 cents at the pump. But when it goes up $10 a barrel, it goes up 10 cents or more.

Why hasn’t any government stopped …

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Letter to the Editor: Gas math not adding up

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Wow. I saw that the price of oil dropped about $10 a barrel but only 2 cents at the pump. But when it goes up $10 a barrel, it goes up 10 cents or more.

Why hasn’t any government stopped this price increase so much? If you’re going to raise the price per barrel at the same time as at the pump, then it needs to come down the same time. If the price drops for a barrel of oil, then the price at the pump should drop.

And it should be the same amount that it goes up, not just a few pennies. When are our oil companies and gas stations going to stop this unlawful act of robbing us?

Marvin Fortney

Hartly