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Investigation of the High Price of Gasoline and Other Petroleum Products

Investigation of the High Price of Gasoline and Other Petroleum Products

hearings before the United States House Committee on Rules, Sixty-Fourth Congress, first session, on Mar. 10, 1916

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gasoline -- Prices -- United States,
  • Petroleum products -- Prices

  • About the Edition

    Considers (64) H. Res. 118

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination22 p
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15273688M

    High gasoline prices drive up the profitability of the oil industry, whose profit levels tend to follow movements in the price of oil and petroleum products, including gasoline.5 Additionally, when the price of gasoline rises, the prices of the entire slate of petroleum products tends to rise. Those products must then be transported to end-use consumers or retailers (like gasoline stations or the company that delivers heating oil to your house, if you have an oil furnace). The overall well-to-consumer supply chain for petroleum products is often described as being segmented into three components (shown graphically in Figure ). But government does not have the power to control gasoline prices, without causing economic woes much worse than high prices. The gasoline lines of the s were caused by government price controls, because the market price of gasoline rose higher than the regulated price of gas.


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