Average US Price Of Gas Jumps 2 Cents Per Gallon To $2.96
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 2 cents over the past two weeks, to $2.96 per gallon.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the increase came as crude oil costs also rose.
The price at the pump is $1.03 higher than it was a year ago.
The highest average price in the nation right now is $4.04 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area. The lowest average is $2.49 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The average price of diesel is unchanged over the same period, at $3.13.