All drivers have to do it. Uncap, push your fuel choice, and fill up.
"It's outrageous!" says pumper, Cassidy Ritchie. "Anytime anybody asks me do you want to come over? Do you want to go out? We stay out home because of that reason!"
This rising number in Tulsa is the reason Cassidy Ritchie and her family are cutting back in other areas.
"We have rent, utilities, our children's needs," says Ritchie.
And she's cut out the fun stuff.
"There's just that extra money to go out and have fun, because that extra money goes to the gas tank, movies, the zoo, that's kind of put on hold right now," says Ritchie.
Oil companies profits pumped up by $25 billion over the last 13 months and the private sector hired two million people. President Obama says oil companies no longer need federal taxpayer subsidies he wants Congress to stop $4 billion in annual tax breaks to them.
"When oil companies are making huge profits and you're struggling at the pump, and we're scouring the federal budget for spending we can afford to do without, these tax giveaways aren't right," says President Barack Obama. "They aren't smart. And we need to end them."
Exxon Mobil reported earnings of $10.6 billion in the first quarter. That's up 69 percent from that time last year.
"it puts a damp on our budget," says Ritchie.
If it goes up Ritchie's husband might have to get a second job.
"If it gets any higher than four dollars, that's probably what he'll do," she says.