Gasoline Prices Jump Again
Gasoline prices continue to reach their highest levels in nearly three years as Oklahoma’s average has reached an average of $2.52 a gallon, an increase of 6 cents over the past several days.
But the national average is up to $2.81 a gallon for gasoline while diesel fuel prices have reached an average $3.06 a gallon.
A week ago, Oklahoma’s average was $2.46 a gallon.
The average for gasoline in Oklahoma City is up 4 cents to $2.50 a gallon while in Tulsa, prices jumped 9 cents over the past week to reach an average $2.53 a gallon.
Lawton continues to have the cheapest gasoline with an average of $2.38 a gallon, a four-cent-a-gallon increase in the past week.
Who has the most expensive gasoline in Oklahoma? Ellis county in the west is up to an average $2.76 while the average in Coal county in the southeast is at $2.70 a gallon. Osage County is at $2.61. Harmon County is $2.69. Woods county’s average is $2.66 and the average in Kingfisher county is $2.65 according to figures provided by AAA Oklahoma.
New Mexico has the highest average of surrounding states at $2.76 a gallon. Colorado’s average is $2.65 while Kansas is at $2.55. Arkansas has an average of $2.52 and the average in Missouri is $2.55.
The average in Texas is $2.60 but if you’re traveling to the El Paso area, get ready to pay an average of $3.01 a gallon in Jeff Davis County.