Chattanooga gas prices rise last week, but remain lowest in Tennessee

Though Golden State prices are high, AAA said in a news release, they are expected to fall in coming weeks as travel demand subsides after a busy holiday travel season.

Prices on Cape Ann for regular gasoline ranged from a low of $2.55 per gallon at several Gloucester stations to a high of $2.89 in Essex, according to Gasbuddy.com.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state. This is $25 billion higher than a year ago. Crude oil prices opened the week by inching forward to $61.52 per barrel, among the highest levels in close to three years, mainly due to a large drop in crude oil inventories.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose 1.1 cents Monday to $3.193, one day after rising one cent.

"The recent agreement by OPEC, Russia and non-OPEC oil producing countries to extend crude output curbs for all of 2018 appears to provide assurance that oil's 2017 price rebound wasn't a fluke", he said.

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"The two provinces that have the cheapest fuel prices also happen to have the lowest tax jurisdictions of all the Canadian provinces and do not have carbon taxes attached to them", McTeague pointed out.

"On the week, consumer demand for gasoline decreased", she said in a statement.

AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 62 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire and NY, providing more than 5.2 million local AAA members with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services.

Severe winter weather put a strain on the US energy grid, but low consumer demand for gasoline left the price at the pump stable, market reports found. "That's when refinery maintenance work with the summer gasoline all happens at once". The last increase was on January 1, 2018, to $3.88 per gallon.

  • Rita Burton