Gas Prices Edging Up

Gas Prices Offer Brief Respite

Weekly Drop in Gasoline Prices a First for 2018

AAA's February 12 survey of prices in MA finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.56 per gallon.

The Dearborn-based auto club says late Sunday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.57 per gallon.

The current gas price is 34 cents above where it was a year ago, industry analysts said.

Rising gas prices can be attributed to a number of factors, he said. Output surged to a record 10.25 million barrels a day, swelling crude inventories for a second straight week following 11 weeks of declines.

The U.S. average diesel price is $3.04, up 5 cents from three weeks ago.

In Kern County, the average price is $3.30, which is slightly less than the state average.

Gas prices are on the rise and could reach levels not seen in almost four years. Or they could head northwest and pay $2.41 at the new Wawa at the corner of State Road 7 and West Copans Road in Margate.

At $2.58, the national gas price average has decreased for the first time week-over-week this year. Founded in 2000, the original GasBuddy website was a pioneer in crowd-sourced information, leveraging technology, big data, and a passionate community that now connects more than 70 million users with real-time, accurate fuel pricing information as well as reliable reviews of gas station amenities and services.

Phoenix- $2.35/g, up 0.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.35/g.

Tucson- $2.27/g, up 1.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.26/g.

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