Essays Tagged: "Gasoline and diesel usage and pricing"

Gas Prices

How Our Gas is UsedAs Americans, we are accustomed to the mobility that comes with owning a car. Gasoline helps power the American dream, giving us the freedom to travel where we want and when we w ... and when we want, for work, school, and for recreation. A steady supply of affordable clean-burning gasoline is central to our economic well-being and our way of life. Gasoline is as important as elec ...

(4 pages) 115 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Oil company price gouging.

The fall of 2005 will forever be remembered for many things but the rise in the price of gasoline will definitely be in the forefront. The drastic weather in the gulf was considered a contr ... The drastic weather in the gulf was considered a contributing factor to the change in the prices of gasoline and heating oil. The price changes have surprised and affected everyone directly and indire ... igh have left its' mark on the middle and lower economic class people across the nation. Prices for gasoline doubled in some areas and nearly tripled in others. Although all classes have been affected ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Internet Article

Chevron, and the supply and demand on gas and why prices increase.Throughout the years, the cost of gasoline has fluctuated greatly. Consumers have watched in awe as prices have plummeted down to less ... emand when there was a current shortage of fuel. This in turn creates a price surge in the price of gasoline."Surging crude oil demand is being fueled by strong economic growth, particularly in the Un ...

(3 pages) 116 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Impact of Changes in Supply, Demand, and Pricing

r gas; consumers tend to rely heavily on personal and public transportation which create a need for gasoline. This need generate a demand for that particular product. People want a lot of things; they ... and ability to pay. (Colander D.C. (2004). No matter how high the gas prices have go the demand for gasoline the demand fluctuate very little because people adjust their behaviors, but ultimately we s ...

(3 pages) 292 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Concepts of Supply and Demand

Gasoline prices are influenced by a multitude of factors. Crude oil prices, the major component of g ... t of gasoline, are higher. World oil supply is tight due to record growth in world oil demand. With gasoline demand at record levels, U.S. refineries have responded by producing record amounts of gaso ... w refineries have impacted the economic reasoning behind the change in supply, demand, and price of gasoline.Insufficient SupplyThe Law of Supply states that the quantity supplied rises as price rises ...

(5 pages) 194 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Gasoline Supply, Demand and Price Changes

changes as a result of recent and past events. Hurricane Katrina and the War in Iraq have left our gasoline infrastructure at such a point that it was almost crippled. Political threats, though not d ... though not direct to the supply can send ripples though gas prices. The need for change in American gasoline consumption will also be discussed as shown during the 4th of July Holiday of 2006.Gasoline ...

(3 pages) 288 2 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Gasoline Prices and the Effect on the Supply and Demand of Other Goods and Services

Gasoline Prices and the Effect on the Supply and Demand of Other Goods and Services"A market force i ... reases prices increase and as supplies increase the cost of goods decrease. This paper will discuss gasoline prices and the effect on the supply and demand of other goods and services.Gasoline prices ... rvices.Gasoline prices in March of 1981 reached $1.42 a gallon. Adjusted for inflation the price of gasoline today would be $3.11. (Raabe, 2005) Although gasoline prices have not kept up with inflatio ...

(3 pages) 93 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Current events - Will gas prices continue to Fall?

es of gas will decrease because oil companies will start to transition to the cheaper winter mix of gasoline and because the peak driving season has ended. OPEC, one of the largest oil companies, has ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Summarize an article on supply and demand and explain why changes occurred in supply, demand, and price.

As we have all been impacted by the increasing price of gasoline over the last two years. I found an article on the Internet written by Jerome S. Paige and ... rticle on the Internet written by Jerome S. Paige and Associate, which is titled "Impacts of Rising Gasoline Prices - A Discussion and Policy Framework." This article was written in September of 2005 ... nes several findings and economic impacts to metropolitan Washington due to the increasing price of gasoline. The main point of the article is to discuss the responsiveness to the ever-increasing gas ...

(4 pages) 326 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Gas Prices

Every motorist has been affected by the high cost and demand of gasoline purchases. On average, the U.S. pump price of gasoline has increased by more than 20 cents ... than 20 cents a gallon since the beginning of the year. As consumers across the country drive up to gasoline pumps to fill their tanks, they are all asking the same question -- why are prices rising s ... the same question -- why are prices rising so quickly to such high- levels? Consumers spend more on gasoline and have less money to spend on other purchases. According to (Klara, Robert, 11/2004), Ame ...

(3 pages) 89 0 2.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Petrol Price

the price of oil will lead to an increase in the price of their subproducts such as petrol, diesel and heating oil. Because oil refineries want have the same profit so if their costs increase (oil is ... if their price varies it cause a big impact in our behaviour. Of course that the response of the demand of this products are different and it depends also in the type of user, so let's have a look to ...

(4 pages) 565 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Refinery blaze could push up petrol prices

fire on the prices of petrol.Supply is the quality of a good or service that a producer is willing and able to produce at a given price. According to the article, the first example is traced to the C ... no method to increase the supply of the oil. Due to these reasons, the supply for oil is decreased and on the graph supply curve shifts to the left and creates a shortage. The shortage then causes th ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Supply, Demand, and Price Change

ve reports on relevant issues. Since 2002, the staff of the FTC has monitored weekly average retail gasoline and diesel prices in 360 cities nationwide in order to find pricing inconsistencies that mi ... Trade Commission [FTC], 2005).In a July 5, 2005, article titled “FTC Releases Report on ‘Gasoline Price Changes: the Dynamic of Supply, Demand, and Competition,’” the Federal Trad ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

The Effects of Gas Prices

allon in and around the area. After seeing prices reach as high as $3 a gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, drivers are welcoming the new and much improved gas prices. The United States uses more oi ... g habits. People are also buying bigger vehicles which use up more gas per mile driven. With gasoline prices falling at a somewhat of a rapid rate, more and more Americans are going out and spe ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The representation of truth to "A Current affairs" through the use of language choice and editing techniques

An episode of a current affair had debated on the 'rising petrol prices' and whether this was a result of the petrol companies or the governments. This topic was constantly ... the more aggressive style of reporting. This segment of a current affair had tended to be emotional and intrusive when chasing a story or pursuing the person who wished to avoid camera. The person who ... l prices was a result of the governments poor decisions was edited to seem controversial, secretive and thus making the public believe him wrong. This segment of a current affairs is therefore a hard- ...

(2 pages) 22 2 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Supply and Demand - Microeconomics

rise when the amount of product demanded falls so long as all other factors are equal.An article on Gasoline Supply and Demand by Reuters on August 28, 2006 discusses the price increases due to supply ... s.Due to the way Americans are used to living their lives and their every day habits, the demand of gasoline has increased. The United States' inability and/or refusal to refine oil within the country ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gas Prices

A main question among the average America in today’s society is: Why are gasoline prices so high and expected to go even higher? This has been a main concern to the average ... g oil rises on the global marketplace. The potential for supply drops increasing the demand and the gasoline price increases. This is one of the main reasons why gas prices are so high. OPEC, the inte ... ise there prices as they see fit.Another reason why gas prices are so high is because of the strict gasoline regulations of the U.S. (Gavin,2008). The refined gas must meet specific emission standards ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

ANOVA Testing

University of PhoenixResearch and Evaluation The Army would like to relocate me. My choices are Georgia, Arizona and California. I ... s met were: “1. the populations follow the normal distribution; 2. the population have equal standard deviations; 3. the populations are independent” (Lind, Marchal, & Wathen, 2004, P. 3 ... on is greater than 2.03 the null is rejected.The data analysis tool in excel was used for the ANOVA and the results are below:Anova:Single FactorSUMMARYGroupsCountSumAverageVarianceArizona2549.591.983 ...

(2 pages) 15 0 1.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Rising Gas Prices

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=5338007http://money.cnn.com/2008/05/14/news/economy/credit_cards_gasoline/?postversion=2008051411http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/personal/07/22/cash.vs.credit/index.h ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Increase In Fuel Price

iven due to the shortage of fuel around the world. This has caused a huge debate within the country and most are dissatisfied by the governments' decision. In this essay we will discuss on the advanta ... rease by four point two percent from an earlier projection of two to three percent later this year, and grow to five point two percent early next year. Though, this is a short-term effect. If the situ ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Science Essays