Gas prices slightly increase in Utah – but lower than National average

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In this April 23, 2018, photo, a car is filled with gasoline at a station in Windham, N.H. Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and expected to climb higher, pushing up gasoline prices along the way. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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) 
 

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