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Erica Mandy



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Special Edition: Pain at the Pump - Why Is Gas So Expensive?

• 13 min

Gas prices have been rising for two months straight. Now, on average, a tank of gas costs more than $5 nationwide. To try to bring prices back down, an organization of the world’s biggest oil producers, OPEC+, has promised to increase production. And here in the U.S., the federal government has been releasing one million barrels of oil a day from its gas reserves. So why are prices still high? Today we’ll hear from trusted and well-known expert Patrick De Haan, the head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. Patrick is breaking down, step by step, how we got here and revealing insights into the oil market that you don’t often hear about. This episode is brought to you by and (Listen for the discount code) Get ad-free episodes and support the show by becoming an INSIDER:  

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