The U.S. daily national average for regular gasoline is $2.81 per gallon, as of Monday, April 30.
Monday prices in Wichita averaged $2.49 for regular, $2.69 for mid, $2.89 for premium and $2.90 for diesel, AAA lists online.
To check out the prices from 1,106 retailers across the Twin Cities check out GasBuddy's website. At the same time, production cutbacks initiated by OPEC a year ago have helped whittle down oil supplies. He says an average wholesale price in Vancouver (not including tax and retail markup) is about 98 cents a litre, about 10 cents higher than in Winnipeg.
Tom Kloza, the global head of energy analysis for Oil Information Service, told the AP that this will be the most expensive driving season since 2014.
The increase in southwest Georgia matched the statewide jump, according to AAA and GasBuddy.com, which also surveys thousands of retailers across the state and nation to provide up-to-the-minute prices. That year, pump prices averaged $3.34, peaking at $3.70 in April and bottoming out at $2.25 in December. "Expensive oil means expensive gasoline".
You may have noticed the pump creeping back up in price. Lima's gas prices have gone up 7.3 cents since last week.
As a result, USA crude oil inventories are down.
Oil prices near $70 shouldn't put the brakes on economic growth, however.
"The only good news for motorists?"
"I've read articles online saying that this summer they're going to jack up a little more, so I'm expecting it", said McVey.
A fuel tanker pulls into one of Chattanooga's fuel reservoir fields near Bonny Oaks Drive and state Highway 153, in this view from the northbound Hwy 153 exit ramp.
"[It's] just ridiculous, way too expensive", one driver fueling up on Sunday told CTV News.
Photo by Tim Barber /Times Free Press. With supply greater than demand, prices rise. On the week, gasoline demand took a notable drop from its record high the previous week, falling by 774,000 barrels per day, according to the EIA. That's about 20 cents more per gallon than a couple of months ago.