PA Gas Prices Dip Slightly
June 11, 2014
Pennsylvania gas prices dipped slightly, averaging $3.80 a gallon this week,
according to AAA East Central. The
national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.65 per gallon. This
time last year, consumers were paying two cents less at the pump ($3.63), and
the national average was beginning to trend downward toward the summer low of
$3.47 (July 7, 2013).
price at the pump in 35 states has remained relatively stable (+/- 2 cents)
over the past seven days, and only two states are posting fluctuations of more
than a nickel, both to the downside: Kentucky (-6 cents), and Ohio (-12 cents).
Motorists in 31 states are paying a year-over-year premium, and of this total
more than half are paying an additional 10 cents or more per gallon, led by
Pennsylvania (+25 cents), Nevada (+21 cents), South Carolina (+19 cents).
watchers continue to monitor the ongoing unrest in Libya and Ukraine, and its
impact on global crude prices. Additionally, the Organization of the Petroleum
Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a meeting scheduled for this week and the
proceedings will be closely monitored to see if there are any indications that
production levels will be adjusted in the near future. At the close of formal trading on the NYMEX
on Monday, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil settled $1.75 higher at
$104.41 per barrel, which is the highest settlement since March 3.
week’s Western PA average price: $ 3.800
price during the week of June 2, 2014: $
price during the week of June 11, 2013: $
following is a list of the average price of unleaded self-serve gasoline in
$ 3.747Du Bois
$ 3.843New Castle
$ 3.804New Kensington
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