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Dyl Ulenspiegel
23-03-2005, 17:05:33
How much do you have to pay?

~0.9 liter (~3.4 per US Gallon) here, surprisingly stable the last few weeks.

MOBIUS
23-03-2005, 17:09:23
Approx 80.9p/ltr, whatever that is in euros

Fistandantilus
23-03-2005, 17:10:36
Way more than that. We're about at 1.2 liter

paiktis22
23-03-2005, 17:10:54
No idea. I put 10 euros and I can drive from one end of Attika to the other though.

Funko
23-03-2005, 17:13:41
Originally posted by MOBIUS
Approx 80.9p/ltr, whatever that is in euros

1.16 /L

$5.8 / USGallon

Funko
23-03-2005, 17:15:40
Wasn't there some complaining from some bits of the US when prices in some areas hit $2 a gallon?

jsorense
23-03-2005, 17:19:56
Its around $2.60/gal here (California).:(

Funko
23-03-2005, 17:20:57
The current exchange rate makes ours look worse in comparison than it is...

Dyl Ulenspiegel
23-03-2005, 17:23:56
On purchase power, maybe roughly per l: here 0.9, UK 1.1, Italy 1.2, California 0.6

Ming
23-03-2005, 17:24:23
It's about $2.20 per gallon in Chicago... and it looks like it will only go higher.

MOBIUS
23-03-2005, 17:25:11
Quick! Invade Iran!:shoot:

Fistandantilus
23-03-2005, 17:27:57
Great, maybe it's actually cheaper if I fly to Illinois to buy a barrel of petrol rather than buying it directly in Italy. :(

paiktis22
23-03-2005, 17:58:01
A gas station somewhere in central Greece offers you a 3 kilograms bag of patatos for a 20 euro or higher gasoline bill. It's proven very popular. The owner is also a farmer.

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
23-03-2005, 19:17:12
Originally posted by jsorense
Its around $2.60/gal here (California).:(

:eek: For that price, j, you could drive up here and fill up, and it would STILL be cost effective.

Maybe I can UPS some down to you, eh? We're paying $2.20, but then, that's for the cheap crap.

miester gandertak
23-03-2005, 19:28:49
1,126 /L
dammit, my uno's drinking money tops mine.
dammit
da
dammit

Darkstar
23-03-2005, 21:12:02
We are at $2/Gal. But it will go up soon.

Provost Harrison
23-03-2005, 22:47:55
81.9p a litre round these (expensive) parts...it's getting pretty painful, plus I have to drive to Hull and back this weekend which should be nice and expensive...

Dyl Ulenspiegel
24-03-2005, 10:01:52
Originally posted by miester gandertak
1,126 /L
dammit, my uno's drinking money tops mine.
dammit
da
dammit

Sportivo?

MoSe
24-03-2005, 10:22:24
Originally posted by Dyl Ulenspiegel
On purchase power, maybe roughly per l: here 0.9, UK 1.1, Italy 1.2, California 0.6

Actually, 1.20 is top price, you might scrape off a couple cents if you look around.
In general you also get a .02/.03 off if you refuel self-service instead of getting served.
That is, if you don't care you normally pay 1.20, but if you look for saving you can find it at 1.15

Besides, if I drive to Mendrisio, Switzerland (less than 50km from Milan), I can find a"best price" station offering 95octanes green gasoline at 1.34/1.36 CHF (you can pay directly in , with their change that makes .89/.90 /l), 98octanes costing .02CHF more.
A full tank at ~.25/l saving, makes ~15 less, while I consume ~8l for the trip... :coolgrin:
And while I'm there, I can also lose 200 at the local Casino... :D :cute:

miester gandertak
24-03-2005, 10:25:23
Originally posted by Dyl Ulenspiegel
Sportivo? naaaaaah a nice gray one.

Dyl Ulenspiegel
31-08-2005, 10:15:14
Time for an update, methinks...

We're at ~0.95 per l (3.60/gallon) of diesel, and ~1.10 per l (4.20/gallon) of petrol.

Oerdin
31-08-2005, 10:20:55
$2.67 per US gallon down the street from my house. Those prices are high but not to bad. I drive a nice fuel efficent four cylinder so it just doesn't pinch me that hard compared to the gas guzzling SUv drivers. Personally, I hope gas prices go higher so that those SUV meatheads really get hit in the bottom line. Maybe then we can see improvements in our green house gas output.

Drekkus
31-08-2005, 10:30:00
From the Shell website, actual prices:
1 litre of Euro 95 Ultra Laag Zwavel = 1.459

Eat that!

Drekkus
31-08-2005, 10:32:26
Diesel is at 1.105

novacane
31-08-2005, 11:11:35
I heard on Radio 2 last night that a tech centre in Wales is offering courses on how to convert engines to accept and run on vegetable oil. A women said she converted and her fuel costs are approx. 72p per litre which is a massive saving compared to to 90p+ we have to pay at the pump. She has to keep a book on how much fuel she uses to declare each month in order to pay a duty which is much reduced because it is more environmentally friendly.

Apparantly the courses are attracting plenty of interest from businesses looking to reduce their fuel costs.

I remember this alternative hitting the news a couple of years ago and being dismissed as illegal and causing exhaust fumes to smell like a chip shop. But, it seems that this is being taken more seriously now.

Funko
31-08-2005, 11:14:06
It is illegal if you don't pay the duty on it.

novacane
31-08-2005, 11:15:59
Yes. The 72p per litre cost she quoted included the duty.

Funko
31-08-2005, 11:17:19
I think that's what the fuss was about in Wales last year, they were literally taking waste fat from chip shops and not paying the duty.

Drekkus
31-08-2005, 11:29:40
people are putting vegetable oil in their diesel engines without any problems. Except for a smell of a frying pan, and the fact that it's illigal.

protein
31-08-2005, 11:29:48
Bastard hippy recycling counterculture environment loving cunts.

MAKE THEM PAY!!!! MAKE THEM PAY!!!!

Resource Consumer
31-08-2005, 11:31:12
Originally posted by Funko
I think that's what the fuss was about in Wales last year, they were literally taking waste fat from chip shops and not paying the duty.

Better than taking waist fat from chip shop customers :)

Maybe, there is a by-product of lyposuction here........

Funko
31-08-2005, 11:57:34
Originally posted by protein
Bastard hippy recycling counterculture environment loving cunts.

MAKE THEM PAY!!!! MAKE THEM PAY!!!!

Even if it's running on chip oil owning a car is still really environmentally unfriendly.


Make them ride their bicycles to the bus stop and get on the chip fat fuelled bus to the train station.

novacane
31-08-2005, 12:02:38
Or a hydrogen bus. Only a 1m a throw!! I believe we have 2 or 3 in the UK.

Funko
31-08-2005, 12:09:08
H 2 000000

novacane
31-08-2005, 12:11:51
:rolleyes: You and your science jokes!!

:beer:

MattHiggs
31-08-2005, 12:29:53
I filled the car up this morning and it cost 48 @ 0.92 / litre.

Not too bad though as the college pays 0.25 per mile I travel and my car does about 40 miles to the gallon.

DevilsH@lo
31-08-2005, 13:07:42
I've yet to fill my tank up, it get's to about 3/4 full on 60, then burns it at an average rate of 22 Mpg.

Short journeys i get a whole 9mpg.

And i really don't care. :D

MoSe
31-08-2005, 13:11:58
Originally posted by Funko
It is illegal if you don't pay the duty on it.
'scuse me if I may sound naive, but is the duty/tax on the *commerce* of fuels, or on their produtcion/usage?

That is, if I get waste oil and sell it as a fuel I'm skipping the duty...
... but should I find a way to produce my own fuel myself, for personal usage, I don't expect there's any friggin tax to pay to anyone for anyting.

Say, I drive a vapor-engine vehicle fueled with firewood, and I grow, log and chop my own trees in my own yard. Should I pay a tax on my tree, my labor, my wood, my fire, which I didn't resell to anyone at any stage?????

Venom
31-08-2005, 13:47:55
Skyrocket in flight...afternoon delight....

God damn did gas explode this week. Up 25 cents in a day. It's $2.85 a gallon in my area. That's a god damn crime.

Venom
31-08-2005, 13:48:25
Also....Petrol? huh?

Drekkus
31-08-2005, 14:08:15
I think gas prices in Holland are the highest in the world. Thank god for my tankpass.

Funko
31-08-2005, 14:14:15
Originally posted by MoSe
'scuse me if I may sound naive, but is the duty/tax on the *commerce* of fuels, or on their produtcion/usage?

That is, if I get waste oil and sell it as a fuel I'm skipping the duty...
... but should I find a way to produce my own fuel myself, for personal usage, I don't expect there's any friggin tax to pay to anyone for anyting.

Say, I drive a vapor-engine vehicle fueled with firewood, and I grow, log and chop my own trees in my own yard. Should I pay a tax on my tree, my labor, my wood, my fire, which I didn't resell to anyone at any stage?????

On their useage. For instance you can get agricultural diesel which is exactly the same as normal diesel but charged at a lower rate of tax and coloured because it's only allowed to be used for agricultural use.

Oerdin
31-08-2005, 19:39:19
Luckily gas prices here in California haven't been effected by the storm down south. We use a special reformulated gas which is only made on the west coast so our refineries weren't hit and since we're the only state to use it they can't sell it any where else. :)

Dyl Ulenspiegel
01-09-2005, 08:34:39
Same here with diesel, while petrol has gone up.

Damn global markets.

mr.G
01-09-2005, 08:38:20
Originally posted by Drekkus
I think gas prices in Holland are the highest in the world. Thank god for my tankpass. yaaaay and when i fart they don't pay me nothing.....the bastards

MOBIUS
01-09-2005, 10:41:49
Originally posted by MOBIUS
Approx 80.9p/ltr, whatever that is in euros

90.9p/ltr here...

+10p in 5 months!

Seriously considering getting a diesel for the biodiesel thingy...:)

zmama
01-09-2005, 11:14:14
Over $3 gal as of yesterday

Diss
01-09-2005, 11:23:49
$2.63 a gallon. I refuse to convert that to metric measurments for religious reasons. :).

I'm actually hoping gas will go up to $5 a gallon because of the hurricane.

Dyl Ulenspiegel
01-09-2005, 11:30:13
2.63/gallon ~ 0.7/liter
3 ~ 0.8/liter

btw, how much of that is tax?

Here, we have
0,417+20% ~ 0.5 Euro per l petrol
0,302+20% ~ 0.36 Euro per l diesel

The 20 % is VAT on petrol tax! :mad:

Venom
01-09-2005, 13:12:16
Yaaaay we get our gas from the Gulf! Yaaay the prices are sky rocketing! Yaaaay the city is running out of gas!

Lurker the Second
01-09-2005, 13:30:09
Yaaay for 18 mpg SUVs.

Venom
01-09-2005, 14:02:43
Hey, I get 20 when I keep the windows up and turn off the A/C when accelerating.

The Mad Monk
01-09-2005, 16:21:39
Thank God I only have a four mile commute now.