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Gas Prices Continue to Slide Despite Geopolitical Tensions

Gas Prices Continue to Slide Despite Geopolitical Tensions

The national average price of gas has fallen for 24 consecutive days due to abundant refinery production, even as geopolitical tensions gain global attention. Russia and Ukraine returned to the forefront this past week when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine in an area controlled by pro-Russian separatists.  Additionally, intensifying violence between Israeli and Hamas forces in Gaza ... Read More »

Gas Prices Fall as Situation Stabilizes in Iraq

Gas Prices Fall as Situation Stabilizes in Iraq July 14 2014

(WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014) Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.61 per gallon. This price is four cents less than one week ago and five cents less than one month ago. Drivers continue to pay higher prices in comparison to a year ago ($3.60), but the difference has narrowed to just a penny compared to 19 cents ... Read More »

Gas Prices Continue to Slide but Remain Elevated

Gas Prices Continue to Slide but Remain Elevated july 7 2014

(WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014) The national average price of gas has fallen for ten straight days, but remains the highest price for this calendar date since 2008.  Yesterday, for the first time since June 11, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline reflected a month-over-month discount.  Today’s average is $3.65 per gallon. This price is two cents less than ... Read More »

High Gas Prices Heading into July 4 Holiday

AAA Monthly Gas Price Report June July 2014

AAA Monthly Gas Price Report (WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014) Drivers Stuck Paying Highest Gas Prices in Six Years for Independence Day U.S. drivers will pay the most expensive Independence Day gas prices since 2008, primarily because Iraqi violence has increased global petroleum costs. AAA predicts that 34.8 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more by car during the holiday ... Read More »

Gas Prices Stop Rising Heading into July 4 Weekend

Gas Prices Stop Rising Heading into July 4 Weekend

( WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014) The national average price of gas has stopped increasing as we approach the Independence Day holiday, though prices remains at a six-year high for this time of year. Today’s national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.68 per gallon. The price has remained relatively stable over the past seven days, and the current price is just ... Read More »

Average Gas Prices Approach 2014 High

Average Gas Prices Approach 2014 High

( June 23, 2014) As we approach the end of the first full month of the 2014 summer driving season, the national price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.68 per gallon, which is the highest price for early summer in six years. The average price at the pump has increased for 12 consecutive days for a total of four cents ... Read More »

Iraq Violence Sends Gas Prices Slightly Higher

Iraq Violence Sends Gas Prices Slightly Higher

(WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014) The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.66 per gallon.  Today’s average is fractions of a penny more than a week ago, a little over a cent more than a month ago, and a nickel per gallon more than the same date last year.  After falling for nine straight days, the national average has ... Read More »

Domestic Crude Oil at Highest Price in Three Months

Domestic Crude Oil at Highest Price in Three Months

(WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014) A day before the 50th anniversary of the modern self-serve fueling station, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.65 per gallon.  Today’s average is two cents less than a week ago and fractions of a penny less than a month ago. This time last year consumers were paying two cents less at the ... Read More »

Summer Gas Prices Expected to Remain at $3.55-$3.70 per Gallon

Summer Gas Prices Expected to Remain at $3.55-$3.70 per Gallon

(WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014) One week into the summer driving season, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.67 per gallon. This is one cent less than last month but it is a penny more than last week and a nickel more than on the same date last year. Entering the summer months, AAA expects that drivers will ... Read More »

AAA Monthly Gas Price Report: Summer Gasoline Outlook and May 2014 Trends

AAA Monthly Gas Price Report Summer Gasoline Outlook and May 2014 Trends

(Washington, June 2, 2014) Gas Prices Expected to Remain High for Summer Driving Season AAA expects gas prices to remain relatively high during the summer driving season as millions of Americans take long road trips to destinations nationwide. AAA predicts the national average price of gas this summer likely will vary from $3.55-$3.70 per gallon. Major refinery disruptions, geopolitical concerns ... Read More »

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