Gasoline prices trending up [Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.]
The average price in
Pump prices rose steadily across the country in February when a number of refineries underwent planned and unplanned maintenance,
The national average is now about $2.42 a gallon, which is 3 cents more than last week and 17-cents more than a month ago, but 10 cents cheaper than a year ago.
“Pump prices have been pushed higher this week due to reduced gasoline stock levels and increased demand,” said
DeHaan points to another potential 20-cent hike over the next two months. And it could be higher if any refinery kinks arise.
“We’ll still be in good shape for summer gas prices to be under their year ago levels, so all is not lost,” DeHaan writes.
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