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Los Angeles spot market gasoline spiking more than twenty -- -- today following a massive fire at a Chevron refinery in San Francisco area yesterday.
We've got Jeff Flock and the -- openly days looking at -- today first of Jeff Flock in Whiting Indiana Jeff.
You know actually that's just what happened here after we had problems with the refineries and they pipeline break in Wisconsin.
Here in the midwest Chicago Bob.
You know the bland that they use in Chicago spiked up after we had these problems and the prices at the pump now are crazy.
Take a look at the prices in the midwest right now this is the nation's.
Ground zero for high gas prices in Illinois the average price of a gallon gas is now four dollars and nine cents.
Well above the national average Michigan's 397.
Number two and Wisconsin is 392 number three -- the lower 48 states excluding Alaska Hawaii by the way.
If you look at the -- it's even more dramatic.
And the city Chicago.
Has by far the highest gas prices in the nation four dollars and 26 cents a gallon right now.
Honolulu I didn't put on the list because it's part of the lower 48 their second.
But Ann Arbor Santa Barbara and then Detroit all cities in the midwest and actually this is just what happened.
As a result of the refinery problems that's the BP oil refinery back behind me it is the midwest largest refinery 370000.
Barrels of capacity refining capacity -- day.
And they just have a fraction of that right now because they had a fire here similar what happened out on the West Coast and -- -- Illinois in the gaseous state who would have thunk it the cold weather.
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