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Attacks on refineries will send gas prices soaring

February 26, 2011

Prices at the pump are already getting out of hand and it will only get worse…  Glad I have a 4 cylinder engine truck.

From The New York Times

Gunmen Attack Iraq’s Largest Oil Refinery

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s largest oil refinery was crippled by a predawn attack on Saturday after gunmen stormed the vast complex, killed one engineer and set off several bombs.

It was the second insurgent attack this month against Iraq’s crucial oil sector, which drives about 90 percent of all government revenues in a country whose economy is still reeling from years of war and insurgency.

More here.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Freedom, by the way permalink
    February 27, 2011 2:21 am

    Here we go again. Except this time I think it will be worse than a few years ago when gas went over $4.00. Back then the entire mideast wasn’t in an uproar.
    btw–you may want to double-check your links on this post. I got error messages.

  2. digitalvoyage permalink*
    February 27, 2011 8:26 am

    Thank you for the heads up on the links Freedom. I’m kind of new to this, so I will try posting links in a different format.

    And yes, it is already at $3.50 a gallon in my area, and rising fast.

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