“…it has led to the worst panic-driven rise in gasoline prices that I have seen in 35 years,”

Quote of the day: "I haven’t seen a series of incidents like this, and it has led to the worst panic-driven rise in gasoline prices that I have seen in 35 years," said Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst for the Oil Price Information Service in response to the current gasoline crisis in California. Shortages at popular fueling depots like Costco and prices at independents are topping $5.70/gallon for regular in some places. Read more in today’s Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas-prices-20121006,0,2392491.story