PROVO, UT (ABC4 News) The price you’re paying at the pump in Utah is going up, but it’s still lower than the national average.
Last week – you could fill up for a little more than $2 per gallon. But according to GasBuddy’s daily survey, the price of a gallon of gas in Provo went up 6 cents last week. So now a gallon of gas in Provo is $2.13. Salt Lake City is $2.15 and Ogden is $2.17. Utah’s statewide average is $2.33. The national average price per gallon is $2.48 per gallon.
While prices are increasing in Utah they’re still lower than March of 2018 ($2.51) and March 2017 ($2.30). Nationwide gas prices have gone up 5 cents per gallon across the country. Oil prices have remained relatively stable at $56 per barrel. That said, prices are more than a dollar lower than they were between 2011 and 2014.
GasBuddy’a historical gasoline prices in Provo and the national average going back a decade:
March 11, 2018: $2.28/g (U.S. Average: $2.51/g)
March 11, 2017: $2.38/g (U.S. Average: $2.30/g)
March 11, 2016: $1.76/g (U.S. Average: $1.89/g)
March 11, 2015: $2.27/g (U.S. Average: $2.45/g)
March 11, 2014: $3.31/g (U.S. Average: $3.49/g)
March 11, 2013: $3.35/g (U.S. Average: $3.69/g)
March 11, 2012: $3.51/g (U.S. Average: $3.80/g)
March 11, 2011: $3.37/g (U.S. Average: $3.54/g)
March 11, 2010: $2.80/g (U.S. Average: $2.76/g)
March 11, 2009: $1.72/g (U.S. Average: $1.92/g)