Latest Gasoline retail News

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,...

Rhode Island gas prices remain unchanged from last week

Oct. 21, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island gas prices are holding steady. AAA Northeast said Monday that its weekly price survey found self-serve, regular selling for an average of $2.49 per gallon, the exact same as a week ago. Rhode Island's price is 15 cents lower than the national average of $2.64, and 33...

Little change in gas prices in northern New England

Oct. 21, 2019 8:56 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gas prices have stayed about the same in northern New England. The latest GasBuddy price reports show the average price of gas in Vermont is down less than penny in the last week, at $2.60 a gallon. The price rose slightly in Maine, averaging $2.52, while it stayed the same in New...

Gas prices tick up in New Jersey, across nation

Oct. 19, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices have ticked up in New Jersey following a drop in gasoline supplies in the northeastern United States while demand remains robust. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded was $2.55 in New Jersey last week, up a penny from the previous week but...

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 cost of gas in Massachusetts down 2 cents

Oct. 15, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The average price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has dropped 2 cents. AAA Northeast says Tuesday that self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $2.50 per gallon, 14 cents lower than the national average. The current price is also 34 cents lower than the average in-state,...

Average Rhode Island gas prices down a penny

Oct. 15, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Islanders are paying a penny less for a gallon of gasoline this week. AAA Northeast said Tuesday that the average price for a gallon of self-serve, regular gas in the state has dropped 1 cent in the past week to $2.49. Rhode Island's price is 15 cents lower than the national...

Gas prices down, up, steady in northern New England

Oct. 14, 2019 8:26 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Depending on where you're driving, gas prices are going up, down or holding steady in northern New England. The lastest GasBuddy price reports show the average price of gas in New Hampshire is $2.44 per gallon, down 1 cent compared to last week. In Maine, the price has held steady at...

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...

Gas prices decline in New Jersey, elsewhere

Oct. 13, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices are dropping with the cooling weather in New Jersey and around the country, and analysts expect the decline to continue in the coming weeks. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded fell to $2.54 in New Jersey last week, down a penny from the previous week and much...