Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 4 Cents This Week


Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 4 Cents This Week

Gas prices continue to drop in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, falling 25 cents per gallon over the past month and seven cents a gallon over the past week.

Ogden- $2.56/g, down 1.1 cents per gallon from last week's $2.58/g.

At U.S. pumps, states with the top ten price movements in the last week: MI (+15 cents), OH (+12 cents), in (+10 cents), Georgia (-7 cents), Tennessee (-6 cents), Texas (-6 cents), SC (-6 cents), Florida (-6 cents), New Jersey (-5 cents) and Virginia (-5 cents).

AAA says early Monday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline statewide was about $2.52 per gallon.

The national average on Sunday also stood at $2.47 per gallon.

The Tampa area saw the least expensive price for an average gallon of gas in Florida at $2.34, AAA officials said.

In the state of Nevada, GasBuddy reported the average price of gasoline as $2.81 per gallon.

"Oil and wholesale gasoline prices inched higher last week, but not high enough to stop the downward trend at the pump just yet", Mark Jenkins, AAA spokesperson, said in a release. Retail prices are still inflated by a little more than 10 cents, thanks to the hurricanes.

The current price is still more than 20 cents a gallon higher than a year ago.

And motorists can expect another drop soon.

While the South and Southeast tout the largest inventory of any region in the country, levels are both 5 million bbl below pre-Harvey rates and levels this time a year ago. Williams said price volatility has been felt across the country, beyond states directly impacted by the storms.



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