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The Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR
  • Arkansas weekly gas price update and outlook

  • Average retail gasoline prices in Arkansas have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.62/g
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  • Average retail gasoline prices in Arkansas have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.62/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,826 gas outlets in Arkansas. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.72/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
    Including the change in gas prices in Arkansas during the past week, prices yesterday were 11.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 46.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 42.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 9.1 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.
    "The streak is over," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "GasBuddy data showed the national average rising for 32 consecutive days- starting January 20 at $3.265/gal, and ending February 21 at $3.733/gal. The tide has now turned and the national average has dropped two days straight. This is certainly excellent news for disillusioned motorists- but I would caution them not to get overly thrilled as prices may linger near these levels for some time," DeHaan said.
    The weekly gas update is provided courtesy of GasBuddy.com

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