A day after it was announced Oklahoma once again had the nation’s second lowest gasoline average of $2.05 a gallon, prices in the Oklahoma City metro plunged to $1.74 a gallon.
The $2.05 average statewide was announced Monday by AAA Oklahoma but Gas Buddy reported gasoline prices on Tuesday had dropped 31 cents below the average.
On the high end, a Shell station close to downtown Oklahoma City was pumping gasoline for $2.59 a gallon.
Tulsa’s lowest price was $1.80 as reported Tuesday morning by Gas Buddy. A check of lowest prices around the state included $2.03 in Altus; $1.99 in Elk City; $1.89 in Ardmore; $1.92 in Ponca City; $1.83 in Muskogee; $2.02 in Idabel; $1.83 in Bartlesville and $1.91 in Miami.