Published: Mon, April 23, 2018
Money | By Armando Alvarado

US National Average Gasoline Price Takes Aim at Multi-Year High

US National Average Gasoline Price Takes Aim at Multi-Year High

This time a year ago, the average cost in Florida was $2.25 per gallon, which averages out to a cost of five dollars more to fill up your tank. It costs $5 more to fill the average size gasoline tank, compared to this time past year.

"High oil prices are the main reason gasoline is so expensive right now", said Mark Jenkins, AAA spokesperson, said in a release.

- Within the past three years, gas prices have hit an all-time high, officials said.

Gas prices in Chattanooga continued to rise last week, reaching the highest level since last September when prices were recovering from hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

GasBuddy.com surveyed 361 Baton Rouge gas outlets and found that the average gas price on Sunday, April 22 was $2.46 per gallon.

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Gas prices in South Central Ohio have increased by a dime to $2.728 per gallon this week, according to AAA East Central's Gas Price Report. "The road ahead at the pump looks quite ominous if that demand number proves common in the coming weeks", said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy.

The price for a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil last week surged to almost $70, the highest level since oil was in the midst of collapsing in December 2014 as OPEC increased supply.

You're paying more to fill your gas tank due to several key factors, and that trend is likely to continue.

In a possible sign that summer driving could be more expensive this year, the demand for gasoline has hit a high never before recorded in April.

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