Gilmer Free Press
AAA: WV Gasoline Prices Continue to Climb
West Virginia’s average price for a gallon of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline increased 5.4 cents to $3.630 this week, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge.
The current national retail average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline is $3.587. This is up 21.3 cents from a month ago and 78.7 cents from a year ago.
The average price in West Virginia for the week of March 22, was $3.576. The average price during the week of March 30, last year was $2.867.
Crude oil prices settled down $1.42 at $103.98 per barrel at the close of formal trading Monday on the NYMEX.
As has been the case for much of 2011, unrest in the Middle East and Northern Africa and the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami has continued to drive the markets during the past week.
With significant uncertainty involving the situations in both regions, experts expect developments with these stories to continue to be at the center of crude oil price movement moving forward.
Area Gasoline Prices on 03.30.11:
Arnoldsburg = $3.659
Burnsville = $3.619
Glenville = $3.659
Grantsville = $3.659
Gassaway = $3.619
Harrisville = $3.659
Jane Lew = $3.599
Pennsboro = $3.599
Sutton = $3.619
Weston = $3.579
West Union = $3.599