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Average Gas Prices Up 19 Days in a Row

Cheaper Crude and Winter-Blends Mean Less Expensive Gas for Motorists

(WASHINGTON, May 4, 2015) The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline has moved higher for 19 consecutive days for a total of 23 cents per gallon, due to higher crude oil costs and a number of refinery issues. Today’s price of $2.62 per gallon represents the most expensive average price of the year. Motorists are paying eight cents more per gallon than one week ago and 22 cents more than one month ago to refuel ... Read More »

Recent Gas Prices Motivating Americans to take a Road Trip this Year

Gas Prices AAAs Fuel Gauge Report May 19  2014

New AAA Survey Examines Consumer Attitudes on Gas Prices – April 30, 2015 6 in 10 Americans say they are more likely to take a road trip of 50 miles or more away from home in 2015 if gas prices remain near recent levels. Younger Americans are more likely than older Americans to take a road trip: 68 percent of ... Read More »

Drivers Paying Highest Gas Prices of the Year

AAA Gas Price Report April 30, 2015

(Washington, April 30, 2015) Average U.S. Gas Prices Climb 55 Cents since January Today’s national average price of gas is $2.58 per gallon, which is the highest average so far this year. Average U.S. gas prices are up 55 cents per gallon since reaching a low of $2.03 per gallon in late January, making this the largest seasonal increase in ... Read More »

Average Gas Prices Climb 15 Cents in Two Weeks

AAA Gas Prices April 27 2015

(WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015) The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline climbed above $2.50 per gallon late last week for the first time in more than four months. Average prices have now increased by 15 cents per gallon in just two weeks. This recent increase has been the product of rising global crude prices, the seasonal switch to summer-blend ... Read More »

Gas Prices Rise on Higher Crude Oil Costs

AAA Gas Prices April 20 2015

(WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015) The national average price of gas has increased about seven cents per gallon over the past week due to sharply rising crude oil costs. Domestic crude oil prices last week reached the highest levels of 2015 as supplies built more slowly than anticipated. Despite the increase, consumers continue to benefit from substantially lower gas prices compared ... Read More »

Temperatures Rising but Gas Prices Expected to Slide

AAA-Gas-Prices-Fuel-Gauge-Report

(WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015) The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has continued to point lower, due to the resolution of regional refinery issues and a global price of crude oil that remains relatively low. Today’s average price of $2.39 per gallon is fractions of a penny higher than one week ago, but represents a savings of one nickel ... Read More »

National Average Drops Further

National Average Drops Further says AAA Gas Price April 6 2015

(WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015) The price at the pump continues to reflect seasonality as refineries complete scheduled maintenance and prepare for the summer driving season. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has fallen for 24 of the past 30 days, after reaching a peak-to-date price for 2015 of $2.46 per gallon on March 7. While prices could still ... Read More »

Gas Prices May Drop in Time for Summer

Gas Price Slide Continues following Independence Day Weekend

(WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015) Gas Prices Remain Relatively Stable and Cheap for Most Drivers Gas prices remained relatively stable in March with the national average up only about two cents per gallon during the month. Today’s national average price of gas is $2.41 per gallon, which is about $1.15 per gallon less than a year ago. “This spring has been ... Read More »

Retail Gas Price Rally Fades

AAA Gas Prices March 30 2015

(WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015)  Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.42 per gallon. Consumers are paying two cents more than one month ago but fractions of a penny less than one week ago and $1.13 less than the same date last year. The national average has now fallen for 17 of the past 23 days. The status ... Read More »

Crude Oil Prices Reach a Six-Year Low

(WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015) The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil reached a six-year low this past week, keeping downward pressure on the national price of gasoline. This downward pressure has, at least temporarily, offset potential price gains from robust demand, regional refinery maintenance and the seasonal transition to more expensive summer-blend gasoline. Today’s national average price for regular ... Read More »

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