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Gas Prices on the Rise Across Florida

Gas Prices on the Rise Across Florida

In Friday market action, the price of USA crude oil fell 2.5 percent and pulled energy stocks lower.

AAA released a study on Monday showing gas prices in Florida averaged $2.21 per gallon on Sunday. Brent crude, the standard for global oil prices, shed $1.24, or 2.5 percent, to $48.06 a barrel in London.

Regular in the Bay State had risen 1 cent last week from the week before - the first increase since the end of May.

Delawareans can expect to see prices rise until the switch-over to winter-blend gasoline after August, AAA said.

Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have risen 3.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.49/gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,269 gas outlets in Pennsylvania.

"That wasn't at all expected this year", he said.

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AAA reports the state average petrol price for regular shot up 7 cents per gallon for the week, the nation's second highest increase behind IN, to $2.21 per gallon.

In South Carolina is now the only state with the average price below $2 a gallon. Petro-Logistics, a company that tracks OPEC's supply and output, forecasts OPEC production to grow by 145,000 barrels per day, AAA said.

Gasoline prices increased last week for the second week in a row, following state and national trends, according to statistics. Petersburg-Clearwater and the Jacksonville markets all averaging $2.17.

The states with the most expensive gasoline prices were: Hawaii ($3.01), California ($2.90), Washington ($2.80), Alaska ($2.72), OR ($2.65), Nevada ($2.60), Pennsylvania ($2.50), Idaho ($2.48), CT ($2.42) and Utah ($2.42).

Weekly local news headlines from the Jackson Progress Argus.


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