Published: Mon, March 20, 2017
Economy | By Annette Adams

Little change in northern New England gas prices

Little change in northern New England gas prices

The average price in the state is $2.35 a gallon, up a little more than a penny from a week ago.

- Gas prices have increased slightly in the Bay Area. Prices have declined 14 of the last 16 days across the country.

Crude oil prices remained soft last week as traders and analysts entertain doubts about the ability of production cuts from OPEC and other producers to bring the crude market back into balance at the same time that US producers are ramping up production to take advantage of prices in the $50 to $55 range.

$1.82 per gallon in 2016, $2.07 per gallon in 2015, $3.25 per gallon in 2014, $3.46 per gallon in 2013 and $3.61 per gallon in 2012. Today's national average is one cent less than one week ago and two cents more than one month ago.

The price of gasoline is down once cent from last week. The highest regional report is $2.38 a gallon. States posting the highest prices are Hawaii ($3.064 a gallon), California ($2.997), Washington ($2.845), Alaska ($2.739) and OR ($2.672).

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.05 per gallon and as high as $2.39.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.

Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 60 cents at $51.16 a barrel this morning in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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