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Gas prices back over $3.00 per gallon in area

Gas prices back over $3.00 per gallon in area

"AAA predicts that the national average may reach $3/gallon this summer, especially if crude oil prices continue to increase".

Why are costs rising here and elsewhere?

W.D. Williams with AAA Auto Club says there are several reasons for the increase of gas prices. North Carolina's average falls below that level, at $2.71 per gallon.

As a result, AAA says 36 states have seen at least a five cents per gallon rise in the price of fuel.

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AAA reports the national average price of regular gasoline is around $2.88 a gallon, up seven cents in the last seven days and 17 cents higher than a month ago.

$2.04/g in 2017, $1.97/g in 2016, $2.39/g in 2015, $3.35/g in 2014 and $3.58/g in 2013. Even by vehicle, it's going to cost you more as gas prices are expected to be the highest we've had in three years. Austin- $2.61/g, up 5.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.55/g.

Analyst Patrick DeHaan of www.gasbuddy.com says some of the factors in the rising prices included President Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal and dropping oil supplies as USA exports have surpassed Venezuela. Kloza, the Oil Price Information Service global head of energy, claims that "The bulls aren't just in charge, they've got a hammerlock on this market", suggesting that the price of crude could rise as high as $100 a barrel, according to CNBC. About GasBuddy GasBuddy is the technology company changing the way more than 75 million consumers find, purchase, and save money on gasoline.

The price of premium gas, required for most high-performance cars, is already well past $3 a gallon - which is significantly more expensive than diesel fuel. GasBuddy is available on all mobile platforms.


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