Gas Prices Higher This Labor Day Than Last Year


Monday, September 3rd 2012, 2:04 pm
By: News On 6


Gas prices are the highest they have ever been for a Labor Day weekend.

Nationally, gas prices are above $3.80 per gallon, nearly 20 cents more than this time last year. Six states are pushing $4.00 a gallon. California has the highest prices in the nation at $4.15

Officials expect prices to start dropping this month as the refineries come back online and the peak summer driving season winds down.

According to gasbuddy.com the average cost right now for a gallon of gas in the state of Oklahoma is $3.63.

The average for the Tulsa is higher at$3.664. Oklahoma City metro area is at $3.64.