Gasoline prices on the rise across Billings market

2013-02-04T08:48:00Z 2013-02-04T15:22:10Z Gasoline prices on the rise across Billings marketGazette news services The Billings Gazette
February 04, 2013 8:48 am  • 

Average gasoline prices in Billings jumped 8.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.03 per gallon Sunday, according to gasbuddy.com's daily survey of 81 gas outlets in Billings.

The national average rose 14.4 cents per gallon last week to $3.48 per gallon.

Billings gas prices Sunday were 0.6 cents per gallon lower than one year ago and are 1.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 21.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 4.4 cents per gallon higher than one year ago.

"The national average has ticked higher in the last week, as rising oil prices have put upward pressure on gasoline prices," said Patrick DeHaan, gasbuddy.com senior petroleum analyst.

"Unfortunately for angry motorists, there doesn't seem to be much relief in sight, at least for the time being, as retail prices continue to climb in virtually all areas of the country," DeHaan said in a news release.

Copyright 2015 The Billings Gazette. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More from the Gazette

Man shot outside Billings Clinic dies; six officers on leave

Man shot outside Billings Clinic dies; six officers on leave

16 hours ago Photos

Photos

Loading…
Lame Deer man admits child sex abuse

Lame Deer man admits child sex abuse

20 hours agoLoading…

Mild weather coming to an end; wintry weather ahead

January 30, 2015 6:37 amLoading…
Ethics Board votes to postpone hearings on 3 city officials

Ethics Board votes to postpone hearings on 3 city officials

January 29, 2015 7:45 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…

Hoiness Family Foundation donates $10,000 to YBGR

January 29, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Man denies rape of girl in hotel room

Man denies rape of girl in hotel room

January 29, 2015 4:12 pmLoading…

Follow The Billings Gazette

Popular Stories

Get weekly ads via e-mail

Deals & Offers

Featured Businesses