Gas prices up 3 cents in RI


However, this year, prices are a nickel more than January 1 - which is an indication that 2018 might be more expensive compared to last year.

Gas prices have decreased 1.6 cents from last month's average and have increased 26.2 cents from last year's average.

Self-serve regular in MA is averaging $2.51 per gallon, which is the same price as last week and three cents below the national average.

Over the past week, the price at the pump has climbed 9 cents statewide and 6 cents in the Miami area, according to surveys.

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In International Falls, prices ranged from $2.45 to $2.55 per gallon in the last week, according to the site.

The national average was unchanged the last week at $2.53 a gallon. "After several weeks of rising gasoline prices, it appears that perhaps the tide has turned and the bigger increases have started to fade". "Oil prices remain near multi-year highs but do show some signs of buckling at least slightly, but for motorists, we have not and may not see sizable relief just yet".

Gas prices in MA have held steady. Gas prices has gone up 22.2 cents since past year and is up 9 cents since last month.

The price of gas in Rhode Island is up three cents this week, while prices in MA remain unchanged.