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RE: Crude Prices

To: Flinthoof Ponypal <Flinters@picarefy.com>,
Subject: RE: Crude Prices
From: Atwell Haines <carbuff@nac.net>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 15:08:16 -0400
At 09:08 AM 5/20/99 -0700, Flinthoof Ponypal wrote:
>       One thing I've never figured out is why gas costs more in the city 
>out in outlying areas.  It costs more to transport further away from the
>refinery so it should be cheaper in town, but it isn't.  It's always
>significantly higher.  The only answer I've come up with is because they
>can.  More people, more money.

Here in the NJ the Garden State (a.k.a. "Armpit of the Nation" ) we have
several of those aromatic refineries, and guess what?  The gas IS a bit
cheaper near them.

Of course, in a city the overhead is higher than in a country setting.

Atwell Haines
'79 Spitfire
out in the 'Burbs

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