U.S. gas prices are a joke ... in Norway

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    $oslo_statoil_gas_station_gi_top.jpg http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/10/news/international/gas_prices_worldwide/index.htm?source=cnn_bin&hpt=Sbin
     
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    Bear in mind, that is the price per quart!

    All gas prices in europe are by the quart.
    UK, 1.92 by gallon 7.68
    Israel 1.87 7.48
    Japan 1.74 6.96
    Denmark 1.66 6.64
    France 1.62 6.48
    Italy 1.59 6.36

    Prices here are around 77 cents per quart on average.
     
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    Actually, in parts of the UK, they're paying $9.76. Still wanna bitch about gas prices? Seriously? I won't be crying you a river any time soon.
     
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    That is incredibly high but with the way things are going, the US will catch up to the Europeans rather quickly.
     
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    That is mostly tax. England is a net petroleum exporter and has a huge oil and gas industry.
     
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    Speculators drivin' up gas prices again...
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    $105 oil: 'It's the perfect storm'
    March 23, 2011 -- Tensions in the Middle East and Libya show no signs of abating. Japan is dealing with post-earthquake rebuilding and major nuclear issues. And the U.S. is entering prime driving season.
     
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    That would be litre, brainiac.
     
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    To draw a finer line, as related to increases in the price of gasoline, the rule of thumb is for every one cent increse in the price, it takes one billion dollars away from consumer spending.

    Another reason for the anemic recover.
     

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