14 February, 2017
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose 1.8 cents Saturday to $2.943, its highest amount since last July. That's almost seven cents lower than prices a month ago. That's a nickel more than last week and much higher than at this time previous year, when the state average was just $1.55.
Nationally, gas prices crawled up from $2.27 to $2.28 last week, while Georgia's average price of $2.18 was unchanged in the same period, the auto club said.
Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in El Paso are paying the most on average at $2.16 per gallon while drivers in San Antonio are paying the least at $2.01 per gallon.
Benchmark U.S. crude rose 86 cents, or 1.6 percent, to close at $53.86 a barrel Friday in NY.
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National averages, which went up slightly this week, will remain steady in the near future until the yearly seasonal upswing as spring approaches, AAA reported.
According to Triple-A the increase can be attributed to global cuts in oil production and the ongoing tensions between the United States and Iran.
AAA reports the most expensive gas is sold in the City of Chicago, at $2.76 per gallon. This rate is six cents cheaper than last weeks' average.