If you’re curious about the price of gas at the pump, there are few people more interesting to interview than Senior Petroleum Analyst for Gasbuddy.com, Patrick Dehaan. In the following interview, we talk about Iran, shale oil, unemployment, as well as the effects of supply and demand on the price of gas.

Along with a natural increase in gas prices as the calendar moves towards March, the E.P.A.’s push for cleaner gasoline should push gas prices still higher. Sadly, it appears that summer is going to put an even bigger dent in our pocket books.