Gas in Massachusetts up another 4 cents per gallon


West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices have risen 12% from $47.34 per barrel on March 21 to $53.14 per barrel in early trading this morning, fueling much of the rise in gasoline prices.

Wichita- $2.20/g, down 3.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.24/g.

Honolulu- $2.90/g, flat from last week's $2.90/g.

Hawaii, HI, April 17- Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. Local gas prices have risen 14.3 cents per gallon in the past month and are up 22 cents a gallon, or more than 10 percent, from the same time a year ago.

Fuel price monitoring service GasBuddy said in its Monday news release that prices dropped 1.3 cents per gallon.

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In 43 states and Washington D.C. gas prices increased over the last week.

Hagerstown - $2.35/gallon, up 2.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.33/gallon.

The five states with the lowest prices are SC ($2.124 a gallon), Oklahoma ($2.156), MS ($2.169), Arkansas ($2.173) and Tennessee ($2.173). The highest average was about $2.53 in the Jackson area.

For folks who are anxiously waiting for gas go under $2.00 a gallon, only 405 gas stations in the entire USA are selling gasoline at $2 per gallon or less. It was much cheaper a year ago, averaging $2.11. Gas stations in the Dickinson, Bismarck and Minot metro areas hovered around $2.39 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.