Gas prices have crept higher across the Carolinas for the past month. In
“We’ve been spoiled with cheap gas prices for several months now,” said
On Tuesday oil prices edged up to $65 a barrel, just after President
“Oil prices getting too high.
The increase at the pumps is predicted to continue as it gets into spring and summer.
The time of year might be another factor in the surge, Wright said. Refineries are now entering their “maintenance season.”
“Pump prices will most likely fluctuate over the next couple of weeks and continue an upward trend as refineries start maintenance and begin the switch to the more expensive summer blend of gasoline,” Wright said.
Our neighbors to the north and south still boast some of the cheapest gas in the
Despite the climb, prices remain cheaper year-over-year.
Today’s average price in the state is still nine cents lower than in 2018, Wright said.
(c)2019 The Star (Shelby, N.C.)
Visit The Star (Shelby, N.C.) at www.shelbystar.com
Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.