Gas prices continues to rise

Thursday, March 4th 2004, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Oklahoma City-AP) -- The price of gasoline across Oklahoma and the nation continues to rise.

AAA Oklahoma says the average price for a gallon of self-serve regular in Oklahoma is $1.57 per gallon. The price in Oklahoma is tied for second lowest in the nation, one-tenth of a cent higher than Georgia and the same as in South Carolina.

In Oklahoma City the average price is almost $1.56 per gallon, up more than 5.5 cents from last week. The average in Tulsa is just more than $1.57 per gallon, an increase of more than 8 cents since last week.

The national average for a gallon of gas is almost $1.71 per gallon, up nearly 3 cents from a week ago.