Gas Prices Level Off in Kentucky

Prices at the pump take a jump

South Carolina, Iowa, New Jersey and Georgia saw the largest increases in gas prices over the past week, as state averages jumped 7 cents.

AAA reports that gas prices in New England continue to rise.

York - $2.48/g, up 3.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.44/g.

GasBuddy noted that higher oil prices have increased the cost of fuel, while economic troubles in Venezuela, a large oil producer, have cast a shadow over the oil market.

Shoals gas prices rose again this past week, averaging $2.10 for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Lauderdale and Colbert counties, according to the latest GasBuddy.com survey.

US crude oil prices have risen 16 percent from their 10-month low of $42.75 on June 21 to $49.03 per barrel on August 3, according to AAA.




San Antonio- $2.11/g, up 10.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.00/g.

"As summer moves forward, the days of dropping summer gas prices appear to be behind us for now", Delise said.

Prices Sunday were 14.7 cents per gallon higher in Las Vegas than the same time previous year and were 2.7 centers per gallon lower than a month ago.

In Springfield, the average price for a gallon of gas is $2.21, with prices staying stable. In June, prices hit a low of around $2.23 a gallon. "Looking behind us however, gas prices have remained in a relatively tight range for the previous year, staying within a 30 cent wide range".

"Strong gasoline demand across the country is continuing to push prices higher at the pump, a trend that we don't see letting up through the end of summer", said Steward.

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