Latest Gasoline retail News

Average US price of gas drops 1 penny per gallon to $2.65

Dec. 8, 2019 4:30 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dipped 1 penny per gallon (3.8 liters) to $2.65 over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that further cuts to retail gas prices are unlikely because crude oil costs are on the...

Gas station strike paralyzes Lebanon as crisis deepens

Nov. 29, 2019 1:06 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Angry motorists blocked roads with their vehicles in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon on Friday, creating traffic jams to protest a strike by owners of gas stations demanding an increase in gasoline prices as the local currency drops and the nation slides deeper into a financial crisis. The...

Average US price of gas drops 3 cents per gallon to $2.66

Nov. 24, 2019 2:15 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dipped 3 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) to $2.66 over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday retail gas prices may continue to drop a few more pennies in late November as gasoline...

Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed

Nov. 16, 2019 8:27 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protesters angered by Iran raising government-set gasoline prices by 50% blocked traffic in major cities and occasionally clashed with police Saturday after a night of demonstrations punctuated by gunfire, in violence that reportedly killed at least one person. The...

Average US price of gas remains steady at $2.69 per gallon

Nov. 10, 2019 6:02 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has remained steady over the past two weeks with a .30 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) rise to $2.69. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday there may be a price drop soon as maintenance at refineries...

Average US price of gas drops 4 cents per gallon

Oct. 27, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 4 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.68. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that there may be further drops soon, as refinery maintenance season starts to slow and...

California governor wants investigation of high gas prices

Oct. 21, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as much as $1 per gallon. Name brand retailers — including 76,...

US retail sales dip 0.3% in September

Oct. 16, 2019 10:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending. Retail sales fell 0.3% last month following a 0.6% gain in August, the Commerce Department reported...

Average US price of gas unchanged over past 2 weeks

Oct. 13, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has remained at $2.73 a gallon over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that within the average, prices in more than half of the cities surveyed fell by several cents while prices...