FEDS NEED TO TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE GAS PRICES OR U.S. FAMILIES WILL BE
prices are expected to increase 14% this summer compared to last. That
would push the average price for a gallon of gas in California to just
Energy Information Administration released the report Tuesday. The agency
considers April until September the summer driving season.
prices are typically higher due to consumer demand; however, this spike is
mostly due to higher crude oil prices.
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summer drivers nationwide paid $2.41 for a gallon of regular gas. This
summer the average is expected to be $2.74 a gallon. That’s a 33 cent
increase. On April 11, 2018, according to AAA, the average gallon of
regular gas costs $2.66.
prices are much higher in California. AAA reports drivers statewide are
paying an average of $3.52 a gallon. Last month we paid $3.37 a gallon. A
year ago at this time the price per gallon was $2.99.
region is seeing a bit of a break. Sacramento drivers are currently paying
$3.43 a gallon. Stockton’s average price is $3.42 a gallon. Modesto comes
in with the lowest price at $3.35 a gallon.
recorded its highest average price on October 9, 2012 when drivers paid
$4.67 a gallon.