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2006-08-21 15:46:52

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drivers continued to find relief at the pump as the price for gasoline declined for the second week in a row, dropping to the lowest level in two months, the government said on Monday. The national price for regular unleaded gasoline fell 7.6 cents over the last week to $2.92 a gallon, still up 31 cents from a year ago, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of service stations. The drop at the pump...

2006-08-16 12:49:54

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans should enjoy falling gasoline prices for the next several weeks as they wrap up their summer vacations, the government's top energy forecasting agency said Wednesday. The national price for regular unleaded gasoline fell 3.8 cents over the last week to $3 per gallon, the biggest one-week drop at the pump since mid-May but still 45 cents more than consumers shelled out last year. This summer's average gasoline price has been the highest on record,...

2006-07-31 15:55:40

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gasoline prices are still rising, but drivers got a little break at the pump over the last week as they did not have to dig much deeper into their pockets to fill up, the government said on Monday. The national price for regular unleaded gasoline rose a slight 0.1 cent to just over $3 a gallon, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of service stations. That was up 71 cents from a year ago and closer to...

2006-07-26 13:38:04

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drivers should expect to pay around $3 a gallon coast to coast for gasoline through the rest of the summer, the government's top energy forecasting agency said on Wednesday. The federal Energy Information Administration said it expects "gasoline prices to remain in the vicinity of $3.00 per gallon for much of the rest of the summer, with any significant price declines not likely to occur before September (after the Labor Day holiday) when...

2006-07-24 15:15:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. average retail gasoline price increased 1.4 cents over the past week to $3 a gallon, the second highest pump price ever, the government said on Monday. The national price for regular unleaded gasoline was up 71 cents from a year ago and close to the record $3.07 hit last September, when Hurricane Katrina disrupted fuel supplies, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of 800 service stations. Pump prices may keep...

2006-07-10 18:36:27

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S. consumers paid for gasoline jumped 3.9 cents over the last week to $2.97 a gallon, the second highest level ever, the government said on Monday. The national pump price for regular unleaded gasoline is up 65 cents from a year ago and not far from the record $3.07 reached last September after Hurricane Katrina disrupted petroleum supplies, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of 800...

2006-07-10 18:27:12

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S. consumers paid for gasoline jumped 3.9 cents over the last week to $2.97 a gallon, the second highest level ever, the government said on Monday. The national pump price for regular unleaded gasoline is up 65 cents from a year ago and not far from the record $3.07 reached last September after Hurricane Katrina disrupted petroleum supplies, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of 800...

2006-07-10 17:26:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S. consumers paid for gasoline jumped 3.9 cents over the last week to $2.97 a gallon, the second highest level ever, the government said on Monday. The national pump price for regular unleaded gasoline is up 65 cents from a year ago and not far from the record $3.07 reached last September after Hurricane Katrina disrupted petroleum supplies, according to the federal Energy Information Administration's weekly survey of service stations. The...

2006-06-25 14:55:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. average retail gasoline prices fell slightly during the past two weeks as demand remained flat, but could rise in coming weeks and months if the price of crude oil stays above $70 per barrel, according to the latest nationwide Lundberg survey. The national average price for self-serve regular unleaded gas was $2.8879 a gallon on June 23, a decline of about 4.5 cents per gallon in the past two weeks, according to the survey of about 7,000 gas stations. The...

2006-06-12 16:47:11

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average price U.S drivers pay for gasoline increased for the second week in a row, rising another 1.4 cents over the last week to $2.91 a gallon, the government said on Monday. Motorists are paying 78 cents a gallon more for regular unleaded gasoline than they did a year ago, the federal Energy Information Administration said in its weekly survey of service stations. Pump prices are rising because of strong fuel demand and higher crude oil...


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