Average US gasoline price jumps 39 cents to $5.10 per gallon

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The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 39 cents over the past three weeks to $5. 10 per gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 39 cents over the past three weeks to $5. 10 per gallon. Trilby Lundberg, Industry analyst at the Lundberg Survey, stated Sunday that the price rise is due to higher crude oil prices and tight gasoline supplies. The average pump price is $1. 97 is higher than it was a year ago.

Nationwide, the highest average price for regular-grade gas is in the San Francisco Bay Area, at $6. 55 per gallon. The lowest average is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at $4. 43 per gallon.

According to the survey, the average price of diesel rose 20 cents over three weeks, to $5. 86 per gallon.

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