Here in Pennsylvania the price of gas per gallon increased slightly to $3.702, a 5 cent per gallon increase compared to one month ago, and a 93 cent per gallon decrease from one year ago.
As of June 15, the average price of gas per gallon in the United States is $3.589, a 5 cent increase from one month ago.
Over the past week, due to rising demand for gas and increased oil costs, gas prices across the country have taken a slight rise.
Gas Prices continue to look good for Pennsylvania, dropping by 11 cents, since last week. Compared to neighbors like New York, where the average price of gas is $3.53, and Massachusetts, where it’s $3.48, Pennsylvanians are paying more for gas at $3.70 on average in the region.
A natural gas leak from a Rager Mountain storage facility in Western Pennsylvania was reported on November 6th, and since its discovery, the well has vented massive amounts of methane into the atmosphere over the course of 11 days.
People are still on the hunt for the best prices, leading to this handy-dandy guide for some of the cheapest gas stations in Pennsylvania.
Today, statewide Pennsylvania gas prices averaged $3.975 which is about $0.12 less than last week.
The improvements in consumer outlook come along with other positive indicators about the overall health of the U.S. economy.
For the third consecutive week, the average price of gas in Pennsylvania has decreased, lowering by about 6 cents this past week to under $5 per gallon.