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Experts say Michigan gas prices should not be impacted by a gas pipeline leak in Alabama.
At least 6,000 barrels of gasoline spilled from the pipeline — causing supply issues across the southeastern United States.
Patrick DeHaan is a Senior Petroleum Analyst with GasBuddy.com
“Michigan gas prices will be likely unaffected completely by what’s taking place in the southeast. Price movements will likely continue but they will not be reflective of the situation in the southeast.”
DeHaan says Michigan, along with much of the Midwest, generally gets most of its gas from refineries in Ohio, Indiana, and in the Chicago area.
He says Michigan gas prices have been falling since an unrelated price spike last week.
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