Over a Barrel

Over a Barrel

GasBuddy’s ”Over a Barrel” podcast will keep you in the loop on fuel price trends from top to bottom. From hurricanes, to pipeline outages and everything in between, we’ll share knowledge and expertise from the leading experts. GasBuddy covers 150,000 gas stations in North America, giving drivers 27 ways to save on fuel. You’ll know before anyone else when fuel prices are about to spike or plunge.

Episodes

May 16, 2024 30 mins

With the start to summer just a little over a week away, what's up at the pump, and what's coming for next week? Should you wait to fill up, or run out now? Plus- California and Arizona are seeing huge price swings from a year ago, listen to Matt and Patrick talk why. Join us as we keep you up-to-date for the start of summer!

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In our first episode (with video!), Matt and Patrick share news that most Americans seem shocked about- gas prices are doing something few expected, but GasBuddy predicted. Join us for the low down on what's happening at pumps near you, and find out what region is going to see bigger gas price changes in the coming weeks! Join us- and follow/sub/like us if you want to stay in-the-know on what's coming down the pipeline! Al...

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This, ladies and gentlemen, may be just the news you needed to hear- or wait, is the coast fully clear? Matt and Patrick dive in to rumors swirling that gas prices may have peaked for the year. Is it true? Well, like everything in life, there are some necessary details- hear all about it by tuning in this week!

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You'll want to tune in for this report- after the wake from Israel's attack on Iran, what's coming down the pipeline to your local gas prices- will we get to $4 this summer, and what'll happen with a busy hurricane season forecast? That and user questions- will everyone be required to switch to an EV in the future? That and more on this weekly update! Please join us- and don't forget to like/follow/review/email ...

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Yikes- the national average price of gasoline is now at its highest level of the 2024, thanks to big price jumps- find out where the jumps are happening, and why Patrick is getting a tiny bit more optimistic. Also, updates on the Iran/Israel standoff and how it's impacting oil, and find out how close we are to finally getting some relief! All in this week's episode!

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A huge episode for this week- Matt and Patrick cover a big jump in gas prices along the West Coast, Iran's "imminent" attack on Israel, the Consumer Price Index jumping more than expected (thanks, gas prices) and a WARNING to motorists in some areas of a coming JUMP to gas prices- tune in!

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Cash, Debit, or Credit? Why you might start to see three different prices at the pump, but how rare is it? We respond to a listener question about it! Also, to drain or fill the SPR- why Patrick is sick of some politicians who are fooling you. Are we refilling it? Who originally wanted to drain it? Find out!

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We answer your questions after the terribly tragedy in Baltimore, causing a bridge to collapse- what affect it could have on gasoline prices for the East Coast- and what's up with gas prices in the rest of the country? Matt and Patrick have all the angles covered in this week's update!

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It's coming! The transition to summer gasoline is well underway, and Patrick and Matt have heard from many of you asking questions. In this week's episode, we talk only about summer gasoline, some of the myths, why it exists, basically answering every question we've got! Tune in and learn if it's bogus or how long this transition has been going on!

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Yikes! For the first time in months, the average price of gasoline is now higher than a year ago! Find out how long and how much higher we'll go with Matt and Patrick in this week's episode!

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This is a fully loaded episode! Patrick gets sick of the political BS about gas prices, who sets them and X's out a Senator who tweeted political garbage. Plus, gas prices have spiked almost everywhere, Matt asks Patrick WHY and how bad it'll get. Tune in and hear Patrick unleash frustration about the coming election and the plentiul loads of steamy mis-information and where it's coming from!

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In this week's episode, Matt and Patrick talk about the Biden administration's recent approval from governors in 8 Midwestern states that will allow them to sell E15 year round. But- this could change the dynamics and ingredients that form the basis for gasoline in these areas. We talk about what you should know!

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On this week's episodes, Patrick and Matt cover a lot, including why the Saudi's spending on lavish projects and investments could mean for predicting gas prices and potential clouds on the horizon. Also, the huge importance of refineries all spring long, and when the national average could start heading higher again. Plus, what the heck is "Nelson Complexity" and why it's important- we tell you why!

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Just like that, gas prices are jumping, and very few places have avoided it. Who's getting hit the hardest, and WHAT the heck is going on? When will get a break- Patrick and Matt chat and have all the answers you want!

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In this week's episode, find out the latest trends at the pump, and why the lowest gas prices are about to depart. Patrick and Matt talk about what's coming, and how ugly it could get.

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January 31, 2024 39 mins

This week's episode covers some of the things NO ONE thinks about when filling up- did you know there's a limit to how fast you can fill your tank? Do you hold the handle or set the latch to fill your tank? What's the .9 on every gas price all about? We cover a ton in this episode!

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With a huge polar vortex throwing the country into freezing weather, refiners in the South have seen issues arise. Plus, Houthi attacks in the Red Sea causing oil prices to rise- what's happening to gas prices to make them spike in some areas by over 50 cents per gallon? Find out what's coming down the pipeline!

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Welcome to 2024! Our second season begins, and with it, Matt asks Patrick why when oil seems cheap-ish are gas prices still seem so much higher? The answer may surprise you. And why gas prices in California will possibly NEVER be cheap again- the FULL truth is here!

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Join Matt and Patrick LIVE as GasBuddy just released the 2024 Fuel Outlook, covering what motorists can expect in 2024. Diesel is covered too! We'll talk about the specifics, new features of the forecast (know what to expect for the holidays!) and much more! JOIN us!

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It's almost Christmas and of COURSE oil and wholesale gas prices shot up- but the reason may surprise you! Plus Matt and Patrick give us reason to hope that we could still see something that hasn't happened since 2021- plus a preview of gas prices in 2024! Don't miss this episode!

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