Gas prices dip in Maine, Vermont but still higher than NH

OKC Gas Prices Fall 2.3 Cents Over Past Week

Gas prices have dropped a bit in ME and Vermont, but they're still higher than prices in New Hampshire.

Prices Sunday were 17.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 4.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

According to Prices around the state averaged $2.36 a gallon to start the week.

At 12 cents less than the national average, Kansas gas prices are still 12th lowest in the country, Steward said.

AAA Northeast says the average remains $2.36 per gallon, which is one cent above the national average. Areas in California and their current gas price climate: Stockton- $2.83/g, down 0.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.84/g. The cheapest was in Jackson, Mississippi, at $2.08 a gallon.

Austin- $2.12/g, down 1.1 cents per gallon from last week's $2.13/g.

According to Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, gas went up for the fourth straight week "pushing the national average this week to its highest level of the summer so far". Brent crude, used to price global oils, rose 20 cents to $52.10 a barrel in London.

Most Jacksonville stations were at $2.24 a gallon Monday.

US crude oil inventories fell by 6.5 million barrels in the week ended August 4, according to federal data released last Wednesday.

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