Gas Prices Up 8 Cents In 2 Weeks, Up 69 Cents This Year

Sunday, April 22nd 2007, 5:05 pm
By: News On 6

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) _ Gasoline prices have gone up more than 8 cents across the country the last two weeks and are up 69 cents so far this year, according to a survey released Sunday.

The average cost of self-serve regular on Friday was $2.87, according to the latest Lundberg Survey of 7,000 gas stations across the country.

A gallon of mid-grade gasoline averaged about $2.98, and premium was $3.09.

Prices were about 15 cents below the all-time record in August 2006, when regular gas averaged $3.03 per gallon.

Nationwide, the lowest average price for regular fuel was $2.65 in Minneapolis, and the highest was in San Francisco at $3.37 a gallon.