Published: Wed, July 05, 2017
Finance | By Laverne Griffith

Gas prices trend down for fifth consecutive week, increase in production cited

Gas prices trend down for fifth consecutive week, increase in production cited

Gas prices haven't budged much in northern New England.

According to AAA Kansas, with the record-breaking Independence Day holiday travel weekend underway, average gas prices in Kansas continue their steady decline this summer. Refineries temporarily shut down to produce cleaner-burning gasoline for the summer months, and demand from motorists typically rises with warmer weather.

Texas, TX, July 3- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.03/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

It's nearly an entire dollar less than the usual average prices over this holiday and what's more, for the first time in 17 years, Independence Day will bring cheaper gas prices than New Year's Day. "Oil prices have rebounded off the previous $42 per barrel low, and now stand near $45 per barrel".

In Danville, the current price for a gallon of gas at most stations is between $1.80 and $1.90.

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McTeague says the cost of crude has slowly been creeping back up which could mean higher prices at the pump at the end of the week.

The statewide average was higher than this area, at an average of $2.148.

The cheapest gas on average is in South Carolina, Oklahoma and Indiana.

Salem- $2.59/g, up 0.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.59/g.

Just an hour's drive west, Ohio's average gasoline price is $2.09 - an 18 percent discount off Pittsburgh-area prices.

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