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Gas Prices Climb to Six-Month High

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(WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016) Gas prices are at their highest levels in more than six months, and the national average has remained above $2 per gallon for 40 consecutive days. Today’s average price of $2. 22 represents an increase of eight cents per gallon on the week, and prices are up 16 cents per gallon on the month. Ample gasoline ... Read More »

Gas Prices Remain Relatively Low Despite Record Demand

Gas Prices Remain Relatively Low Despite Record Demand

(WASHINGTON, April 25, 2016) Relatively cheap gas prices are boosting driving demand, and 2016 remains poised to be a record year for both gasoline consumption and annual miles traveled. Although pump prices moved higher by two cents per gallon on the week and drivers are paying a dime more per gallon to refuel their vehicles on the month, today’s average ... Read More »

Average Gas Prices Jump Seven Cents to $2.11 per Gallon

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(WASHINGTON) Record-high fuel demand, declining refinery production and rising oil costs have pushed the national average price of gas to $2.11 per gallon. Average gas prices have increased seven cents per gallon on the week and prices are up 45 out of the past 55 days for a total of 41 cents per gallon. Despite the recent increases, pump prices ... Read More »

Gas Prices Drop Slightly on the Week

Gas Prices Drop Slightly on the Week

(WASHINGTON, April 11, 2016) The national average price of gas declined on the week for the first time in nearly two months, though the drop was only about one cent. Gas prices have moved higher for 28 of the past 35 days, and motorists are paying 13 cents more per gallon on the month. Today’s average of $2.04 per gallon ... Read More »

Gas Prices Begin April at Cheapest Levels Since 2009

Gas Prices Begin April at Cheapest Levels Since 2009

(WASHINGTON, April 4, 2016) Despite increasing for 36 of the past 41 days, the national average is at its lowest price point for this same date since 2009. Today’s average price of $2.06 per gallon represents an increase of two cents on the week and 24 cents on the month. Pump prices continue to reflect year-over-year discounts, and drivers are ... Read More »

Americans Paid Cheapest Quarterly Gas Prices in 12 Years

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Fuel Savings Approach $10 Billion Compared to the Same Period Last Year Says AAA WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 31, 2016) – Americans paid the cheapest quarterly gas prices in twelve years during the first three months of 2016, according to AAA. Americans have saved nearly $10 billion on gas so far this year compared to the same period in 2015. The ... Read More »

Average U.S. Gas Prices Above $2 After Climbing for 21 Consecutive Days

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(WASHINGTON, March 28, 2016) The national average price of gas climbed above $2 per gallon last Thursday for the first time in 2016, and average prices have increased for 21 consecutive days. Today’s average price of $2.04 per gallon is up six cents per gallon on the week and 30 cents per gallon for the month. Despite the recent increase, ... Read More »

U.S. Average Gas Prices May Climb Above $2 for First Time in 2016

U.S. Average Gas Prices May Climb Above $2 for First Time in 2016

(WASHINGTON, March 21, 2016) Pump prices have climbed higher for two straight weeks, and the national average price of gas may soon climb above $2 per gallon for the first time this year. Gas prices have increased largely due to seasonal increases in fuel demand and reduced production as some refineries conduct maintenance.  Today’s average price of $1.98 per gallon ... Read More »

Gas Prices Post Largest Weekly Increase in More than a Year

Gas Prices Post Largest Weekly Increase in More than a Year

(WASHINGTON, March 14, 2016) Gas prices have jumped by 12 cents per gallon this week, which is the largest weekly increase since early March 2015. Prices increased by double digits due to a decline in gasoline supplies, relatively strong demand and continued refinery maintenance. The national average has moved higher for 18 of the past 20 days for a total ... Read More »

Gas Prices Make Largest Weekly Increase of the Year

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(WASHINGTON, March 7, 2016) The national average price jumped six cents on the week, the largest one week increase since the beginning of the year. Today’s average price is $1.81 per gallon, and the national average is likely to continue to move higher due to spring turnaround activity and reductions in supply in select regional markets. Drivers are paying six ... Read More »

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