What The @#!! Gas Prices Jump
Unrest in the Middle East has caused the price of oil to rise rapidly. The price of gas quickly followed suit.Unrest in Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Iran and other neighboring nations has caused speculators to bid up the price of a barrel of oil to $95.42 a barrel at the end of trading today. The price is up nearly 9% in the month of February. Gas prices in the Flint area rose to 3.39 a gallon at many stations. Don’t expect relief any time soon.