February 21, 2024
A Union 76 gasoline pump in San Diego. Photograph credit score: Employees picture

The typical worth of a gallon of self-serve common gasoline in San Diego County dropped for the thirteenth consecutive day Saturday, slipping two-tenths of a cent to $4.587, its lowest quantity since Feb. 1, 2023.

The typical worth is 7.7 cents lower than one week in the past and 16.7 cents lower than one month in the past, however 5 cents a couple of 12 months in the past, in accordance with figures from the AAA and Oil Value Data Service. It has dropped $1.848 since rising to a document $6.435 on Oct. 5, 2022.

“In most areas, Southern California drivers ought to have the ability to discover gasoline stations charging close to and even under $4 a gallon,” stated Doug Shupe, the Vehicle Membership of Southern California’s company communications supervisor. “… Oil Value Data Service studies that the Kinder Morgan pipeline servicing Southern California will start transitioning to supplying the dearer `summer time mix’ gasoline on Feb. 1, however pump costs may proceed declining at the least till that time.”

The nationwide common worth dropped six-tenths of a cent to $3.082. It’s 1.1 cents a couple of week in the past, however 1.5 cents lower than one month in the past and 31 cents lower than one 12 months in the past. The nationwide common worth has dropped $1.934 since rising to a document $5.016 on June 14, 2022.

“If June and July are after we sometimes see the very best gasoline costs, then December and January are after we see the lows and this sample is holding agency,” stated Andrew Gross, AAA nationwide public relations supervisor. “The nationwide common for gasoline will in all probability preserve this sluggish shuffle increased for the subsequent week or two.”

–Metropolis Information Service