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Price as of 5/30/24

Tag: Omicron

Consumers Catch a Break as Gas Prices Drift Lower

December 13,2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pump prices continue their slow seasonal descent, despite a slight rebound in oil prices due to waning fears of a global slowdown caused by the COVID-19 omicron variant. The national average for a gallon of gas fell two cents on the week…Read more »

Gas Prices Retreat on Fears of COVID-19 Resurgence

December 06,2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 6, 2021)—Pump prices continue to tumble as fears of a possible COVID-19 global economic slowdown pushed oil prices into the mid $60s per barrel—a price not seen since August. Also helping to ease upward pricing pressure was the decision by OPEC and…Read more »

Price of Oil Tumbles on COVID News—Will Pump Prices Follow?

November 29,2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29, 2021)—Crude oil prices initially tumbled more than $10 to $68 a barrel on Friday after news of the Omicron COVID-19 variant broke. Meanwhile, consumers caught a little break as the national average price for a gallon of gas dropped to $3.39,…Read more »