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 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.