Gasoline price hike biggest since 2009

HEATHROW, Fla., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- An average U.S. monthly jump of 47 cents a gallon for regular unleaded gasoline is the biggest in nearly four years, and much earlier than usual, AAA says.

Analysts see high U.S. gasoline prices

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Market analysts are betting that gasoline prices in the United States may remain in the grips of an early season spike, an oil analyst said.

Cheaper gas on the horizon in U.S.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- American motorists will pay quite a bit less to fill their tanks in the coming weeks, national gasoline price watchers say.
Gas prices in California skyrocketing

Gas prices in California skyrocketing

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Gasoline prices in California skyrocketed to more than $4.50 a gallon as wholesale prices shot to all-time highs this week, officials said.
Gas prices at record for holiday weekend

Gas prices at record for holiday weekend

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- AAA said the national average price of gasoline was $3.83 per gallon Saturday, a decline from Friday, but still a record high for a Labor Day weekend.

Short-term U.S. gas price spike expected

DETROIT, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Pipeline closures in the Midwest and production shortfalls because of Tropical Storm Isaac in the Gulf of Mexico are affecting gasoline prices, analysts said.
Speculators: Gas prices could dip below $3

Speculators: Gas prices could dip below $3

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- American gasoline prices could drop below $3 a gallon by this fall, some energy speculators say.
Gas prices dropping for summer

Gas prices dropping for summer

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- Except for the West Coast, U.S. motorists can expect more relief at gas pumps heading into the peak summer driving season, forecasters said.

Policies aside, gas prices turn a corner

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The price of gasoline may have begun a seasonal decline that has very little to do with politics despite the attention it gets from politicians, experts say.
Americans want immediate gas-price action

Americans want immediate gas-price action

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- A Gallup survey says 85 percent of U.S. consumers want the president and Congress to take immediate action to lower gas prices.
Higher gas prices to spur hybrid sales

Higher gas prices to spur hybrid sales

Soaring gasoline prices have become a rite of summer so far in the 21st century.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Experts: Gas headed higher this year

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. motorists should brace themselves for an expensive year filling their gas tanks, petroleum industry analysts said.

U.S. turns into gasoline exporter

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. oil companies are expected to be net exporters of refined petroleum products for the first time in decades, the government reported.
Crude oil hits $97

Crude oil hits $97

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices headed higher Tuesday, hitting $97 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Global demand sets pace on gas prices

BELMAR, N.J., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- High prices at U.S. gasoline stations can be blamed on global demand, an industry analyst said Monday.

Analyst: Gas headed toward $3 per gallon

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- U.S. gasoline prices could hit an average of $3 per gallon between April and June, petroleum industry analyst Tom Kloza predicted.

Oil prices jump, but for how long?

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- It's too early to tell if oil prices are poised for a sustained surge or showing a brief spike brought on by winter weather, a petroleum pricing expert said.

Analyst: Gas prices may hinder recovery

NEW YORK, May 30 (UPI) -- Rising gas prices in the United States may hinder government attempts to bring the country out of recession, an analyst says.

U.S. gasoline prices fall below $3.20

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 30 (UPI) -- U.S. gasoline prices have fallen below an average $3.20 a gallon and will likely continue falling, oil analysts say.

U.S. gas prices near nominal record

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States is just a penny shy of the nominal record. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said the U.S. average for a gallon of unleaded regular is $2.058, up a hefty 5.7 cents from last

Gas prices dip, but relief is short-lived

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Gasoline prices dipped to an average $1.84 a gallon in the United States as crude prices dropped this week, the AAA Motor Club reported.