fuel prices

Record Number of Americans to Hit the Road This July 4th as Gas Prices Drop

Record Number of Americans to Hit the Road This July 4th as Gas Prices Drop

If you are heading out on the road to celebrate the 4th of July holiday, you most certainly won’t be alone. Some 41.4 million Americans will hit the road according to figures released by the Automobile Association of America.
That figure represents a 4.1% increase over 2018, which means that an …

Gas Prices Skyrocket as Summer Approaches

Gas Prices Skyrocket as Summer Approaches

The price of a gallon of gasoline at the pump has skyrocketed in some parts of the United States as oil refineries switch to summer-blended fuels.
The annual changeover is being exacerbated by OPEC and its allies who have taken one million barrels a day off the market for the moment.
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Gas Prices Continue to Fall at the Pump

Gas Prices Continue to Fall at the Pump

If you’ve noticed you can fill your tank at the pump for under $40 recently, it’s not an illusion. The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States has fallen to its lowest level in over a year.
The price at the pump averaged $2.321 on Monday according …

Fuel Prices Approach Four-Year Highs

Fuel Prices Approach Four-Year Highs

If you’ve noticed it’s costing more to fill up at the pump recently, it’s not an illusion. The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States is approaching a four-year high with no sign of relenting. The cost of diesel fuel is also up substantially.
At $2.866 per …

With Summer Just Around the Corner, Fuel Prices Rise Precipitously

With Summer Just Around the Corner, Fuel Prices Rise Precipitously

Schools are letting out, graduation caps are being tossed, and the beginning of summer is nearly here. For many people, that means packing up the car and heading to the beach or the mountains. For drivers around the country though, the bad news is that fuel prices are up across …

New Jersey Now Last State Where Drivers Can’t Pump Their Own Gas

New Jersey Now Last State Where Drivers Can’t Pump Their Own Gas

Along with laws legalizing recreational marijuana in California and restricting cigarette smoking to those over 21 in Guam at the start of 2018, a new law went into effect in Oregon that relaxed restrictions on self-service pumps, making New Jersey the last remaining state in the union in which drivers …

Diesel Prices at 2-Year High

Diesel Prices at 2-Year High

The price of a gallon of gasoline is up in many parts of the country as demand reached its highest levels since 2006 while supply continues to drop. This has led to a surge in fuel prices, something particularly noticeable in the Midwest.
In that region, the price for a gallon …

4th of July Travelers to See Lower Prices at the Pump

4th of July Travelers to See Lower Prices at the Pump

While Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, the real summer travel season starts close to the 4th of July, which happens to be this weekend. If you are driving – and millions will be on the road at some point during what will be for most a four-day …

Prices at the Pump Drop Before Thanksgiving Day Weekend

With the busiest travel week of the year right around the corner, Americans may be disappointed to learn that fuel prices across the nation are higher than they were a year ago, although lower than a few weeks ago.
The price of a gallon of gas has been falling in the …

New Jersey’s Cheap Gas Prices? Fuhgeddaboutit!

New Jersey’s Cheap Gas Prices? Fuhgeddaboutit!

s Prices, New Jersey
New Jersey’s salad days, at least as far as cheap gas prices are concerned, are about to come to an end.
The Garden State, which has enjoyed the second lowest gasoline prices in the nation, will begin taxing drivers 23 cents a gallon to aid the state’s expired …

July 4 Holiday Brings Lower Fuel Prices Across the Nation

July 4 Holiday Brings Lower Fuel Prices Across the Nation

Summer is here, and for anyone looking to go on a long road trip vacation, there’s good news: fuel prices are down across the entire country.
The average price for a gallon of diesel this Fourth of July weekend was $2.423, $0.409 cheaper than it was a year ago, according to …

Fuel Prices Inch Their Way Up to Over $2 Per Gallon At the Pump

Fuel Prices Inch Their Way Up to Over $2 Per Gallon At the Pump

If you thought your last trip to the pump cost you more, you are probably right. The price of a gallon of fuel in the United States, both gasoline and diesel, has reversed course and started to climb.
Diesel fuel was incrementally up $0.002, to a nationwide average price of $2.121. …