Most of us don’t have time to analyze the geopolitical reasons for why we continue to get up-charged at the gas pump. We’d rather plan our summer excursions with carefree anticipation for some sea and sand.
Gas prices are on their customary rise as we inch toward the summer months, and it’s looking as if the traditional road-trip may never be the same again.
According to Patrick DeHaan, a Senior Petroleum Analyst at Gas Buddy, prices will climb this summer peaking between $3.75 – $4.15 a gallon. That’s good news compared to the $5 dollar predictions we’ve all been hearing about lately.
“I don’t believe factors would align for five dollars, explains Dahaan. “Oil production is increasing, if oil prices rise, it would further entice Iran to agree to the West’s demands. Demand is paltry, the economy remains fragile and there’s just not enough news to