Today’s AAA National Average $3.544

Price as of 7/11/24

Tag: Crude Oil

Pump Prices Hit the Rest Stop Ahead of Long Holiday Weekend

May 23,2024

The national average for a gallon of gasoline wobbled slightly since last Thursday before settling one cent higher at $3.61. The lack of pump price movement is typical in the days leading up to Memorial Day.  However, with AAA forecasting a record 38.4 million drivers…Read more »

Like a Tired Party Balloon, Gas Prices Slowly Deflate

May 16,2024

The national average for a gallon of gasoline kept up its glacial descent, falling four cents since last week to $3.60. The primary reasons are weak domestic demand and oil costs below $80 a barrel. “Barring some unforeseen event, this pokey drop in pump prices…Read more »

For Pump Prices, No News is Good News

May 09,2024

Gas prices posted a quiet week, with the national average drifting lower by three cents to $3.64 since last Thursday. Tepid pre-Memorial Day domestic demand and oil costs below $80 a barrel are the likely culprits.   “The current news cycle is jam-packed, so not having…Read more »

When It Comes to Gas Prices, May Starts Off Meh

May 02,2024

The national average for a gallon of gas waffled up and down over the past week before settling higher by two cents at $3.67.  The slight increase in pump prices happened despite a lull in domestic gasoline demand and falling oil prices. “From a demand…Read more »

With May Approaching, Pump Prices Stick to the Slow Lane

April 25,2024

With domestic gasoline demand decidedly in the doldrums and the cost of oil retreating, the national average dipped two cents since last week to $3.65.  “Domestic gas demand is pretty pokey at the moment, which is often the case in the runup to Memorial Day…Read more »

Is the Recent Climb in the Price of Gas About to Stall?

April 18,2024

Lackluster domestic demand for gasoline paired with decreasing oil prices led to the national average for a gallon of gas climbing just four cents to $3.67 since last week. With tensions running high over the past three weeks in the Middle East, the cost of…Read more »