Average U.S. gasoline price jumps to near-record

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The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 15 cents over past two weeks, to $4.38 per gallon.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the current price sits just a nickel below the highest average price in history—$4.43, set on March 11.

The average price at the pump is $1.36 higher than it was one year ago.

In Indiana, the average per-gallon price on Saturday was $4.22 per gallon, up 19 cents over the past week, according to AAA. The average price in the Indianapolis area was $4.17, up 20 cents from a week ago.

Nationwide, the highest average price for regular-grade gas is in the San Francisco Bay Area, at $5.85 per gallon. The lowest average is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at $3.80 per gallon.

According to the survey, the average price of diesel soared 43 cents over two weeks, to $5.58 a gallon.

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3 thoughts on “Average U.S. gasoline price jumps to near-record

  1. Let’s go Brandon! Hey, at least we don’t have any more mean tweets…if only there could be two gasoline pumps for each grade; one price for people who voted for Biden/Harris and the other for people who voted for Trump/Pence. I can’t imagine that many B/H voters being honest enough to fill up at “their” pump.

    1. If you think that the President of the United States alone can influence a globally-traded limited commodity, the output of which is largely controlled by other nations, then I have a bridge to sell you…