Gas prices poised to drop more this week

Tomas Mccoy
October 24, 2017

The national average was down almost two cents to $2.44 per gallon. Wholesale gasoline prices in the Great Lakes stand 20 cents per gallon higher than the Gulf Coast, where wholesale prices are lowest. In Wenatchee We're up two cents over the past week with a current average price of $2.91 per gallon. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

For example, in northern Palm Beach County, nine stations were all pricing their gas above $2.60, including Texaco on USA 1 in Tequesta, north of Jupiter Inlet, which was selling at $2.79 Monday.

"They're always changing so there's really no difference I mean we all have to drive plus I use premium so I'm always stuck with the high price anyway", Rick James of Chicopee told 22News.


Lowndes County's gasoline prices continued their month-long downward trend last week. For the lowest prices gas prices in Roseville check out the chart below. Oakland- $3.07/g, down 2.5 cents per gallon from last week's $3.09/g.

AAA said gasoline stocks have continued to rise across the nation as weekly demand declined by 3.6 percent during the week ending October 13, according to the latest report from the Energy Information Administration. "In fact, the national average may continue to decline for a few weeks before leveling off as gasoline inventories continue to heal after Harvey". Despite the recent downward trend, the state average remains 18 cents higher than pre-Hurricane Harvey levels. Founded in 2000, the original GasBuddy website was a pioneer in crowd-sourced information, leveraging technology, big data, and a passionate community that now connects more than 70 million users with real-time, accurate fuel pricing information as well as reliable reviews of gas station amenities and services. GasBuddy is available on all mobile platforms.

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