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Average Price of Gas Down 5 Cents

Average Price of Gas Down 5 Cents

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The much-anticipated gas price drop is here. The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.83, down five cents compared to a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.  This price is s…

Are Lower Gas Prices Finally on the Way?

Are Lower Gas Prices Finally on the Way?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Oil prices have been sharply lower this week, down about seven percent since Friday. In New York trading Wednesday, oil settled at $91.98, down $3.31 for the day. The recent run-up in the price of oil may h…

Gas Up 3 Cents; Odd Price Drop in Oil Markets

Gas Up 3 Cents; Odd Price Drop in Oil Markets

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.88, up three cents compared to a week ago, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.  This price is up 28 cents from a year ago.Gas prices are stil…

Gas Up 3 Cents; Odd Price Drop in Oil Markets

Gas Up 3 Cents; Odd Price Drop in Oil Markets

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.88, up three cents compared to a week ago, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.  This price is up 28 cents from a year ago.Gas prices are stil…

Northeast Lukoil Franchisees Publicize $9 Gas in Protest

Northeast Lukoil Franchisees Publicize $9 Gas in Protest

LAURA BOUSHNAK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Drivers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania may be in for a shock if they pull into a Lukoil gas station. About 57 franchise owners are protesting on Wednesday against the price of gas charged by Lukoil North Ame…

Obama’s ‘Gone to Great Lengths’ to Keep Gas Prices High, Ryan Says

Obama’s ‘Gone to Great Lengths’ to Keep Gas Prices High, Ryan Says

Scott Olson/Getty Images(SAN RAMON, Calif.) — Paul Ryan said Saturday the president has gone to “great lengths” to make gas more expensive in this country.The vice presidential candidate visited Google headquarters in Montainview&nbsp…

Gas Prices Inch Higher — But Biggest Price Hikes of 2012 Likely Behind Us

Gas Prices Inch Higher — But Biggest Price Hikes of 2012 Likely Behind Us

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.84, up nearly seven cents from a week ago, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, and up 17 cents from a year ago.Prices have inched up in recen…

New Fuel-Efficiency Standards: What They Mean to You

New Fuel-Efficiency Standards: What They Mean to You

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Forget 34.5 miles per gallon.  Come the year 2025, cars and light-duty trucks will be required to get 54.5 mpg under new standards announced by the Obama administration on Tuesday.So what does it mean for you be…

Tropical Storm Isaac Could Hike Up Gas Prices

Tropical Storm Isaac Could Hike Up Gas Prices

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The giant storm now moving over the Gulf of Mexico could have a direct impact on consumers’ wallets — pushing up the price of gas.Energy companies are scrambling ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, evacuating workers f…

Gas Prices Continue to Climb

Gas Prices Continue to Climb

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Bad news for American drivers: gas prices are on the rise, the U.S. Energy Department says.
The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline has gone up two cents to $3.74 from $3.72 a week ago, according to…

Gas Prices Climb to $3.72 a Gallon

Gas Prices Climb to $3.72 a Gallon

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Gas prices are continuing to climb across the United States. The average price of a gallon of gasoline is $3.72, up seven cents from a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.In the U.S., the price of gas…

Sticker Shock Returns at Gas Stations

Sticker Shock Returns at Gas Stations

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Pain at the pump is back. The national average retail price of regular gasoline surged nearly 14 cents a gallon to $3.64 a gallon, and the Energy Information Administration says average prices are at their highest …

Gas Prices Skyrocket: July’s Jump Was Highest Since 2000

Gas Prices Skyrocket: July’s Jump Was Highest Since 2000

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Gas prices in July didn’t just jump. They qualified for the Olympics.According to AAA, July’s increase was the biggest since 2000. As of July 31, the average national price for regular hit $3.50, up…

Gas Up 6 Cents; Norway Strike Pushes Oil Higher

Gas Up 6 Cents; Norway Strike Pushes Oil Higher

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The average price for a gallon of regular gas is $3.41, up nearly 6 cents from a week ago, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.  This price is still 23 cents lower compared to a year ago.Crude oil traded …

Gas Prices Rise for the First Time in Months

Gas Prices Rise for the First Time in Months

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Good news for the European economy means bad news for U.S. motorists.  Gas prices went up an average of two cents on Friday and another two cents on Saturday to bring the average price of a gallon up to $3.38….

Gas Under $3: How Low Can It Go?

Gas Under $3: How Low Can It Go?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — Seems like only yesterday U.S. motorists feared summer gas prices hitting $5 a gallon. Yet right now in some markets the price of gas is falling. In St. Louis, for example, at some stations, it’s $2.99. How much…

Gas Prices Down 10 Cents from Last Week

Gas Prices Down 10 Cents from Last Week

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.44, down nearly 10 cents from a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.  This price is also down nearly 14 cents from a year ago.The most expensi…

Crude Oil Prices Keep Dropping and Gas Prices Along with Them

Crude Oil Prices Keep Dropping and Gas Prices Along with Them

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Gasoline prices are dropping like a stone because of a glut of oil supplies that pushed the price of crude to under $80 a barrel Thursday — the lowest it’s been in eight months.Currently, the average cost of a g…

Fill Your Gas Tank for Less Than $3 a Gallon?

Fill Your Gas Tank for Less Than $3 a Gallon?

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(CONWAY, S.C.) — Just in time for the summer travel season, falling gas prices seem to be providing some relief to drivers.  But most don’t expect prices to fall lower than $3, with the national average for a gallon of reg…

Higher Gas Prices Drive Uptick in Public Transit Ridership

Higher Gas Prices Drive Uptick in Public Transit Ridership

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Higher gas prices have driven a growing number of Americans out of their cars.USA Today reports that mass transit ridership has risen to record levels in some cities, from Boston to Dayton, Ohio, to San Diego. In I…

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