Curious Iowa: How are gas prices determined?

Professor Chad HartProfessor Chad Hart was interviewed by The Gazette for the story "Curious Iowa: How are gas prices determined?" which focuses on the factors that determine consumer gasoline prices. Hart told The Gazette that overseas conflicts can cause spikes in oil prices, and thus, gas prices. He added that attention is paid to “which oil producing countries are aligning with which countries and which will they continue to ship to through such a conflict."