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So we've got -- clean exact -- he's the manager of -- gas station in south Plainfield New Jersey he is on the phone right now to answer that very question we were just talking to fill about.
Tell me how what is it like where you are right now -- your gas station no pretty.
And yesterday Greek PM.
OK so what what is going on with supply in your area what do you anticipate will happen next.
As well right now there's a few stations that already closed in the area because they couldn't get fuel to -- -- Because Democrat every being closed and -- the right now they're staying Thursday or Friday at the earliest we can get fuel left stations.
There will be closed down.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday and if we do get fuel on Thursday or Friday -- we could start selling fuel to get.
So it sounds like there's definitely going to be a shortage in your area at least.
I think -- will be shortage in the tristate area because most of us gas stations.
Can't get fuel.
Because the refinery -- will be closed then have to divert try to do open up we don't know how much water will be in the refinery that they have to clean out.
That's right what does that mean for the wholesale price of gasoline as it is sold -- you do you think it's going to go higher.
I think good is gonna go quite high because -- The the hurricane -- -- -- -- prices did jump up drastically.
And then without question you'll be raising prices to the consumers that come in you have no choice.
And as always you know we have to -- -- prices that hurt the consumer because will be getting will be paying out a lot.
Higher price on the -- repurchase.
So how long do you think this plays out I mean you've been through this before.
How long do you think this chain of events continues well while prices stay elevated.
-- -- -- Now Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up the price of most likely will keep writing the good.
They know that people be traveling a lot more -- price that would gradually go back up.
And that's not normal for this time a year I mean this is the time of year when we switched -- the winter blend of gasoline and we normally see prices falling and it's something that you a lot of economists have anticipated that gas would be getting cheaper right when consumers need -- but.
You're pretty sure that's not gonna be the case that at least in your area how big given effect -- that's gonna be -- -- you think the whole tristate area you think the whole East Coast.
The way this storm is coming up right across the east -- I would just -- the whole East Coast has -- -- gonna get hit with higher gas prices.
Because they'll be a big surge in demand -- Fuel.
Yeah and -- an imported from other states are we can be imported from Europe in which case it.
It will raise everyone's price across the -- -- this is definitely a domino effect that we need to watch going forward -- thank you so much for coming -- we really appreciate your time and stay safe out there.
Thank you very much -- having -- so top.
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