State gas prices on the rise

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State gas prices on the rise

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 14:35
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Oklahoma gas prices have risen 5.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.78/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,294 stations. Gas prices in Oklahoma are 29.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 61.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Oklahoma is priced at $1.58/g today while the most expensive is $2.25/g, a difference of 67.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state today is $1.58/g while the highest is $2.25/g, a difference of 67.0 cents per gallon.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.09/g today. The national average is up 23.3 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 57.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Historical gasoline prices in Oklahoma and the national average going back ten years:

June 15, 2019: $2.39/g (U.S. Average: $2.67/g)

June 15, 2018: $2.62/g (U.S. Average: $2.90/g)

June 15, 2017: $2.02/g (U.S. Average: $2.30/g)

June 15, 2016: $2.09/g (U.S. Average: $2.37/g)

June 15, 2015: $2.55/g (U.S. Average: $2.81/g)

June 15, 2014: $3.42/g (U.S. Average: $3.67/g)

June 15, 2013: $3.51/g (U.S. Average: $3.62/g)

June 15, 2012: $3.32/g (U.S. Average: $3.52/g)

June 15, 2011: $3.54/g (U.S. Average: $3.68/g)

June 15, 2010: $2.53/g (U.S. Average: $2.67/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

Oklahoma City-$1.82/g, up 5.9 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.76/g.

Tulsa-$1.74/g, up 7.5 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.67/g.

Amarillo-$1.68/g, up 0.3 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.68/g. “As gasoline demand continues on the

“As gasoline demand continues on the road to recovery, the national average has advanced for another week, making it seven straight weeks of rising gas prices as the easing coronavirus situation inspires more Americans to hit the road,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for Gas-Buddy.

“Data from Pay with GasBuddy shows U.S. gasoline demand rose 2.4% last week to its highest level in over three months, giving renewed confidence that amidst OPEC’s crude oil cutbacks, supply will remain in check. I expect the upward trend to continue across most of the country ahead of July 4, with prices perhaps rising another 10-20 cents by then. The one thing that could bring restraint to rising gas prices is if we see a significant second wave of COVID-19 cases, but for now, I’m optimistic that won’t happen.”

GasBuddy is the authoritative voice for gas prices and the only source for station-level data spanning nearly two decades. Unlike AAA’s once daily survey covering credit card transactions at 100,000 stations and the Lundberg Survey, updated once every two weeks based on 7,000 gas stations, GasBuddy’s survey updates 288 times every day from the most diverse list of sources covering nearly 150,000 stations nationwide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date in the country. GasBuddy data is accessible at http://FuelInsights.GasBuddy.com.