April ends with highest average gas price since 2014

Gas prices at $2.99 per gallon at Coldwater MI station

Gas prices at $2.99 per gallon at Coldwater MI station

"With refinery maintenance and the change to summer gasoline largely complete, oil prices remain one of the largest active drivers of gas prices now and, likely, in the weeks ahead".

The same goes for the rest of Kansas, where the statewide average price is $2.55. The big news in USA crude production this week is in exports, which surged to 2.331 million barrels per day last week - the highest weekly estimate ever on record from the EIA.

"With President [Donald] Trump's tweet last week targeting the price of oil, there may be additional scrutiny on oil prices in the coming weeks that bears monitoring".

"This will be the most expensive driving season since 2014", Tom Kloza, the service's global head of energy analysis, tells The Associated Press. The U.S. has 1.1 million fewer barrels of oil than it did this time a year ago, according to the AP.

At the close of Friday's formal trading session on the NYMEX, West Texas Intermediate dropped 9 cents to settle at $68.10. Oil prices near $70 shouldn't put the brakes on economic growth, however.

Terry Gallagher, who owns an Amityville-based sewer and water business, expects to pass on his company's increased gas and diesel costs to his customers, many of whom are still hiring him to do work related to damage their homes sustained from superstorm Sandy in 2012, he said Monday at the QuickChek.

"There's not a lot of good news for Vancouver drivers right now". However, these gains would have been more significant had the US not exported a record amount of fuel, the auto club said. Gas prices have gone up 45.3 cents since past year and is up 15.3 cents since last month.

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"It's pretty much business as usual but I just noticed how expensive it is", she said while putting $51.40 worth of gas into the Jeep.

Topeka- $2.54/g, up 4.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.49/g. But he's already weighing his options, saying if gas goes to $4 a gallon he'll buy a more fuel-efficient vehicle to use as his main ride and drive the Land Cruiser only when he needs it. The smaller amount of available oil only exacerbated this rise in demand. OPEC's price for crude exports is at a three year high.

The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for regular gas in MA is 40 cents, from $2.59 to $2.99.

Road trips are still the most family vacation option for those staying stateside, despite higher gas prices, Spiegel said. On the week, gasoline demand took a notable drop from its record high the previous week, falling by 774,000 barrels per day, according to the EIA. But the Commonwealth can rejoice in its prices being nowhere near west coast states such as California ($3.616), Hawaii ($3.608) and Washington ($3.293).

Georgia gas prices averaged $2.73 on Sunday, AAA said. The state average rose a total of 10 cents for the month. Heating oil lost 0.4 percent to $2.15 a gallon.

Gasoline prices are at their highest levels since 2014 and will continue to rise through Memorial Day.

He says Vancouver-area prices are higher than most other regions in Canada, but he doesn't think the difference is higher than normal.

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Georgia gas prices averaged $2.63 in April, an increase of 36 cents from April 2017.

Still, at this point, her only immediate option for cutting fuel costs is to drive her Volvo more than the Jeep Grand Cherokee she was fueling up at the QuickChek, she said.

Gas prices are going up as the the days go by.

Others lined up at the border to fill up in the US where fuel is cheaper. American Airlines said it spent $412 million more on fuel in the recent first quarter than in the year-ago period.

Based on those predictions the EIA says the average US household will spend an additional $190 to keep their cars' gas tanks filled this summer.

US oil producers, meanwhile, are sending more of their product outside the country.

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