February 20th, 2012
07:18 PM ET

Could Iran send American gas prices to five dollars a gallon?

Amid frightening talk of Iran's threat as a nuclear power comes a new concern: gas prices. Iran's ability to send ripples through the international gas supply could ultimately lead to five-dollar-a-gallon gas at pump in the U.S. by Summer.

Filed under: Economy • National Security
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  1. Kevin Katovic

    No comment yet? Sheesh I even put a link back for you erin I hope it doesn't go over 6 that would be painful wouldn't it

    March 9, 2012 at 7:49 pm | Reply
  2. A. Dyer

    Last night Erin was giving the lack of refining as a reason for higher gas prices. I recently read that this is the first year that we have exported more gas than we have used.

    March 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm | Reply
  3. Tom

    If gas gets to five dollars a gallon like they've been talking about. Here's a new employment question. Can you afford to drive to work?

    February 22, 2012 at 12:38 pm | Reply
  4. A Miller

    I really think it is premature for the media to get everyone riled up about future gas prices...putting the public into panic mode is not a good idea...also, the government should do something to stabilize gas prices....when there was trouble in Libya last spring, gas prices spiked, even though the percentage of oil we get from Libya is very small...the oil speculators/investors have been jerking us around for quite some time.....they look for any reason to raise prices....and when things settle down, they don't seem to lower them much....why don't you do a story about what REALLY causes oil prices to go up and down???? That would be much more productive!

    February 21, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Reply
  5. Joel Robbins

    Please present a program about the American oligarchy. Thanks.

    February 21, 2012 at 8:47 am | Reply
  6. Kevin Katovic

    I can't see the cost per barrel getting much hiring then the current levels. Edmonton, Alberta certainly has enough oil to keep at least new york and california in gas but what do I know. For more information on current in depth high quality information stay tuned http://www.kevinkatovic.biz/blog/

    February 20, 2012 at 10:06 pm | Reply

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