Policy Documents

Gasoline Prices

The Heartland Institute –
June 28, 2007

This summer, gasoline prices continue to climb- in some areas, to nearly $4 per gallon. As some lawmakers and the media accuse oil companies of price-gouging and profiteering, whipping up public outcry as we continue to full-speed into the busy summer driving season, a dose of reality seems in order.

This Research & Commentary package examines the reasons behind recent and sudden spikes in the price drivers are paying at the pump for gasoline.