AAA East Central surveys more than 513 Western Pennsylvania gas stations on a weekly basis. It says the cheapest unleaded regular gas was $3.36 in DuBois and the most expensive was $3.56 in the greater Pittsburgh area. The price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas statewide was $3.45.
This week’s Western PA average price:
Average price during the week of Aug. 27, 2014:
Average price during the week of Sept. 3, 2013:
On the National Front:
Today’s national average is the lowest on record for this calendar date since 2010 when the national average was $2.68. Today’s price is 21 cents less than the same date in 2011 ($3.65) and 40 cents less than 2012 ($3.83).
While geopolitical developments in Ukraine and Iraq remain front page news, oil markets have marched steadily lower reflecting the assessment that global supplies remain unaffected. This slide in oil prices continued today as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude dropped $3.08 to $92.88 per barrel at the close of formal trading on the NYMEX. Today’s price marks a decline of more than $10 per barrel since the start of July and is the lowest settlement since Jan. 14, 2014.
Western Pennsylvania Area Prices
The following is a list of the average price of unleaded self-serve gasoline in various areas:
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