Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 5 Cents this Week

  • Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 5 Cents this Week

Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 5 Cents this Week

Well that didn't last long.

It's also 40 cents higher than the price in Rhode Island was a year ago at this time: $2.20 per gallon.

The downward gas-price trend of the past two weeks has been thrown into park and prices are poised to head higher again in South Florida and elsewhere around the state.

Phoenix- $2.34/g, down 0.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.34/g. While AAA does expect gas prices to decline between now and the end of the year, motorists will still pay the highest November and December gas prices since 2014.

The most expensive gas price averages in Georgia were in Savannah at $2.40 per gallon, Brunswick at $2.39 and Atlanta at $2.39. Later this week, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is expected to extend its production cuts agreement for several more months, which could further stabilize oil pricing. "However, the oil and gasoline markets are likely to be volatile this week, and prices could face additional upward pressure as we creep closer to the OPEC meeting". At that time, gas was averaging $2.06 per gallon.

Michigan's lowest average was about $2.39 in the Saginaw area. In fact, current prices rank five of the regions states as the top most expensive states in the country: Alaska ($3.26), Hawaii ($3.24), California ($3.19), Washington ($2.99) and OR ($2.84). Other gas stations on the stretch of South State Road 7 between Northwest 215th Street and Interstate 95 remained at $2.39 or less.