Gasoline prices bounce back up in Oklahoma



The latest AAA map of Oklahoma reflecting gasoline prices shows the state is bleeding red—from one end to the other. Sixteen counties with average prices of more than $3 a gallon are highlighted in red.

Coal County in the southeast with $3.50 a gallon is highest followed by Greer County in the southwest with an average of $3.41 per gallon.

The others include Hughes at $3.28; Jefferson $3.29; Pushmataha $3.18; Cherokee $3.17; McClain $3.14; Dewey $3.18; Logan $3.18; Lincoln $3.19; Blaine $3.12; Woodward $3.13; Ellis $3.37; Harper $3.17; Beaver $3.16; and Cimarron $3.20 per gallon.

The statewide average as of Wednesday, according to AAA, is $2.99 per gallon, up two cents in one day but still below the $3.02 average reported a week ago.

Oklahoma City prices average $2.97 and rose 5 cents in one day but are less than last week’s average of $3.02.

Tulsa drivers pay an average of $2.97, a penny more in one day and three cents higher than last week.

The average in Lawton rose two cents to $2.99, still less than $3.02 reported last week.