Gasoline prices keep climbing in Oklahoma and surrounding states

Oklahoma gasoline prices rose again over the past week with this week’s new statewide average hitting $2.23 per gallon, up four cents in the last week.

AAA Oklahoma reports it compares to the national average of $2.43 per gallon which rose 3 cents in the past several days. Lawton’s average is up 4 cents a gallon to an average of $2.15 a gallon while prices in Oklahoma rose only a penny to reach $2.19 a gallon.

Prices in Tulsa are higher with a city-wide average of $2.25 a gallon, or a nickel higher than last week at this time.

The cheapest gasoline is in the southeast part of the state where at least 8 counties have averages under $2.20 a gallon.  Bryan county, home to Duncan has the lowest average at $2.14 a gallon. The highest average is $2.42 a gallon in Hughes county but drivers in Taloga in the northwest pay $2.41 on average.

Oklahoma’s average of $2.23 compares to $2.25 in Kansas, $2.20 in Texas and Colorado, $2.27 in New Mexico, $2.18 in Arkansas and $2.17 in Missouri.





Oklahoma City gas prices have risen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.14/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 669 stations. Gas prices in Oklahoma City are 24.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 8.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Oklahoma City is priced at $1.99/g today while the most expensive is $2.95/g, a difference of 96.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state today is $2.03/g while the highest is $2.59/g, a difference of 56.0 cents per gallon. The cheapest price in the entire country today stands at $1.86/g while the most expensive is $4.99/g, a difference of $3.13/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 2.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.43/g today. The national average is up 15.6 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 9.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Historical gasoline prices in Oklahoma City and the national average going back a decade:
March 4, 2018: $2.23/g (U.S. Average: $2.52/g)
March 4, 2017: $2.07/g (U.S. Average: $2.31/g)
March 4, 2016: $1.68/g (U.S. Average: $1.81/g)
March 4, 2015: $2.28/g (U.S. Average: $2.45/g)
March 4, 2014: $3.29/g (U.S. Average: $3.46/g)
March 4, 2013: $3.50/g (U.S. Average: $3.75/g)
March 4, 2012: $3.53/g (U.S. Average: $3.77/g)
March 4, 2011: $3.35/g (U.S. Average: $3.48/g)
March 4, 2010: $2.55/g (U.S. Average: $2.68/g)
March 4, 2009: $1.79/g (U.S. Average: $1.91/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Tulsa- $2.23/g, up 6.1 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.17/g.
Wichita- $2.27/g, up 10.6 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.16/g.
Oklahoma- $2.21/g, up 4.5 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.16/g.

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