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National average gas price increases due to rise in crude oil prices

National average gas price increases due to rise in crude oil prices

Camarillo, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 9 cents a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.35.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that a rise in crude oil prices spurred the increase. The price at the pump is 30 cents less than it was a year ago.

The highest average price in the nation is $3.40 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area. The lowest average is $1.90 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The average price of diesel spiked 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.65. The survey was conducted Friday.

On Monday,  the average price of one-gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Nebraska was $2.22,  up .5  from one-week ago according to AAA.

 

NEBRASKA AVERAGE GAS PRICES

Regular Mid-Grade Premium Diesel
Current Avg. $2.224 $2.345 $2.710 $2.477
Yesterday Avg. $2.235 $2.343 $2.689 $2.479
Week Ago Avg. $2.219 $2.336 $2.702 $2.466
Month Ago Avg. $2.116 $2.223 $2.557 $2.323
Year Ago Avg. $2.442 $2.554 $2.890 $2.849

 

 

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