How World Events Affect Gas Prices

Jun 08, 2011

Everyone is watching gas prices. One day they are up; the next they are down. We all read the news stories and hear the stories about what is going on in the world: economy, war, natural disasters. Each event has its own affect on the price of fuel.

In our continued effort to keep you up to date on information that will help you run your business smoothly, FleetCards USA has put together a timeline comparing gas prices and world events. Going back 35 years, here is interesting look at how everyday events have a hand in what we pay at the pump.