Memorial Day gas prices were lowest in 17 years

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply SundaySaturdayWeek AgoMonth AgoOne Year AgoRecord High Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Click here to view current gasoline price averages Please enter your name here Georgia$1.732 $1.732$1.665$1.642$2.622$4.16   (9/15/2008) Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter National$1.961$1.958$1.879$1.780$2.828$4.11   (7/17/2008) Gas Price Survey MethodologyAAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.center_img You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Florida$1.883$1.883$1.774$1.785$2.611$4.08   (7/17/2008) Florida gas prices level off after rising 11 cents last weekBy AAAFlorida drivers paid an average price of $1.88 per gallon on Memorial Day. That was 77 cents less than last year’s holiday, and the lowest Memorial Day gas price in 17 years.Pump prices have been suppressed since February, due to Covid-19’s limiting effects on gasoline demand. Since that time, the state average declined a total of 66 cents per gallon, bottoming out at $1.76 on May 6. But now with more Floridians on the road, pump prices are beginning to bounce back.As Florida reopens, gasoline demand is improving. Since sinking to a 75 percent deficit, gasoline demand in Florida is now down only 10-20 percent from a year ago.“Gas prices are back on the rise now that Floridians are driving more, but it’s unclear how high they’ll go,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “While additional price increases are possible in the coming weeks, drivers are currently in line for the cheapest summer at the pump in 15 years.”Florida gas prices increased 11 cents last week. It’s the largest weekly increase since the pandemic began. Florida drivers are now paying 73 cents per gallon less than a year ago.Regional PricesMost expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($2.00), Gainesville ($1.95), Fort Lauderdale ($1.91)Least expensive metro markets – Pensacola ($1.80), Crestview-Fort Walton Beach ($1.83), Panama City ($1.84)Find Florida Gas PricesDaily gas price averages can be found at Gasprices.aaa.com State and metro averages can be found here TAGSAAAGas Prices Previous articleApopka Police Department Arrest ReportNext articleCity of Apopka Summer Camp is happening! Registration details and deadlines Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your comment! The Anatomy of Fear AAA GAS PRICE AVERAGES(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)last_img read more

Career profile: Miachael S Salone

first_imgMichaelS Salone, 40, is based in Parisas vice-president of learning and development for rail products manufacturer Alstom Transport. He explains hisrole in providing opportunities for staff worldwide.What does your role involve?  Providingthe most opportunities for development of our people worldwide, while ensuringthere is a contribution to the bottom line of the organisation. This involvestraditional training, e-learning, performance management, succession planning,and change management. What are the best aspects of the job?Staffwant to be active in the people development process, and in my role, I get tohelp them take charge.What is your current major training projector strategic push?First, the improvement of our virtual university– the Alstom Learning Institute. Second,along with Cole-McKee Partnership, we’ve developed specialised workshops forthe management teams, interactive communication tools for cascading, and ashort interactive and information quiz online in nine languages.Andthird, the AlstomLeadership Programme – a traditional format of development programmes designedto increase the competencies of our future leaders. The thing that has madethis different is the online Priority Plan where employees inter-act with theirmanagers to determine their development priorities. What impact would you like to have on yourorganisation?AsAlstom is made up of a lotof different company cultures, through mergers, joint ventures andacquisitions, I would be extremely satisfied if one day all employees spokewith one company voice while maintaining their local qualities. Learning anddevelopment plays a key role in making this happen.What did you want to do for a living whenyou were at school?Asa boy growing up near the ocean in Florida,I always wanted to be Jacques Cousteau’s replacement and become anoceanographer. The closest I’ve come to that is living in France!How do you think your job will have changedin five years’ time?Idon’t think the fundamentals of the job will have changed as much as the toolsavailable. We will certainly have to be increasingly responsive and cheaper asa function.How do you get the best from people?By giving them my best and providing autonomy,respect, and achievable goals.What is the most essential tool of your job?Mygut! I have all the technology and a lot of HR experience, but if somethingdoesn’t look, sound, or feel right, there’s usually a good reason not to do itwithout checking it out more carefully.Which is the best management book you haveever read?Ihave lots of books but two stick out in my mind as nailing down the principlesof management: In Search of Excellence(Thomas J Peters and Robert H Waterman, Jr)and The One Minute Manager (SpencerJohnson and Kenneth H Blanchard) are still my favourites. They’re basic, butpowerful, and not so stuck on theory as much as reality.  Describe your dream jobBesidesselling suntan lotion on the beach in St Tropez, I’d say I have my dream jobright now.Thisarticle originally appeared in TrainingMagazine. To subscribe, go to www.reedbusiness.co.uk/products/training.asp Comments are closed. Career profile: Miachael S SaloneOn 14 Sep 2004 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more