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Prices Climb as Market Reacts to OPEC Deal

December 5th, 2016 by Jessica Souto

Tamra Johnson

The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline has increased for seven consecutive days, reaching today’s price of $2.18 per gallon. Today’s average price represents an increase of five cents per gallon compared to one week ago, four cents less than one month ago and 14 cents more than the same date last year.

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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) elected to cut its collective production when the group met last Wednesday in Vienna, Austria, in an effort to rebalance the global oil supply and raise prices. Markets reacted quickly to the production agreement with crude oil gaining 12% and leading to increased retail prices. The deal is set to take effect in January 2017.

Traditionally this time of year gives way to lower gas prices as a result of cheaper to produce winter-blend fuel and less demand. However, due to the agreement from OPEC it is still unclear if prices will retreat considerably ahead of the upcoming holidays.

Quick Stats

  • Average gas prices are below $2 per gallon in eight states today including: Arkansas ($1.95), Texas ($1.96), Missouri ($1.97), Oklahoma ($1.97), Kansas ($1.98), Mississippi ($1.98), South Carolina ($1.98) and Alabama ($1.98).
  • The biggest weekly price increases are reflected in Kentucky (+14), Ohio (+14), Michigan (+12), Indiana (+11), Delaware (+11), Illinois (+10), West Virginia (+10), Florida (+9), Maryland (+9) and New Jersey (+9).

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West Coast

States in the region continue to post some of the nation’s highest averages at the pump: Hawaii ($2.85), California ($2.67), Washington ($2.59), Alaska ($2.59) and Oregon ($2.40). Despite high prices, the region is one of the only markets in the country that saw prices drop on the week despite a rise in oil futures following the OPEC announcement last Wednesday. Drivers in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, California and Colorado all saw prices drop by a penny or more.

Rockies

The Rockies are the only other region to see drops this week. Drivers in Utah, Nevada, Wyoming and Montana saw similar discounts as drivers on the West Coast. Prices will potentially more likely move lower heading into the holiday season as demand continues to drop in the region.

Midwest and Central States

Drivers in Ohio (+14 cents), Michigan (+12 cents), Indiana (+11 cents), Illinois (+10 cents) and Missouri (+8 cents) have seen prices jump more than a nickel per gallon on the week, landing all five states on the country’s top-10 list of largest weekly increases. That is despite adequate supply in the region which is likely to get a boost this week. OPIS reports that BP’s 430,000-b/d Whiting refinery in Indiana has completed planned maintenance work and should now be producing at full production rates. A lack of refinery issues in the region has created ample supply which should help pressure pump prices back down in the coming weeks.

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Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Prices in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions have moved higher over the past week which can likely be attributed to OPEC’s announcement. Increases have been most evident in the Mid-Atlantic, where four states made the list of top-15 largest weekly increases: Delaware (+11 cents), Maryland (+9 cents), New Jersey (+9 cents) and Virginia (+7 cents).

South and Southeast

The Southern region remains home to some of the nation’s lowest average prices for retail gasoline with seven of the nation’s top-10 least-expensive markets: Arkansas ($1.95), Texas ($1.96), Mississippi ($1.98), South Carolina ($1.98), Alabama ($1.99), Tennessee ($2.00) and Louisiana ($2.01). Prices moved higher on the week by a nickel or more in Florida (+9 cents), Tennessee (+6 cents), Texas (+6 cents), Mississippi (+5 cents) and Louisiana (+5 cents) due to a huge rally in the oil market last week that resulted from Wednesday’s OPEC announcement.

Oil Market Dynamics

Following last week’s announcement of OPEC’s production agreement, markets continued to react to the news as oil sold for more than $50 a barrel. This agreement aims to rebalance an oversupplied market and calls for a production cut of 1.2 million barrels per day by the cartel. The organization and non-OPEC members such as Russia are set to meet again in Vienna on December 10 to focus on additional production limits. Russia stated last week that it would participate, but they have failed to follow through on similar agreements in the past. As a result, traders will continue to watch how OPEC members move forward with the terms of the agreement and will keep an eye on Russia and other non-OPEC countries for indications of additional cuts in output. At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was up 62 cents to settle at $51.68 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

 

Tamra Johnson

Drivers this year paid the second lowest gas prices for Thanksgiving since 2008, and the national average has steadily dropped days ahead of Wednesday’s OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria. During the meeting, OPEC is expected to carve out the details for a production cut which could potentially result in an increase in global oil prices, though the details of the agreement are still unclear. Today’s average price of $2.13 per gallon is down one cent per gallon for the week, seven cents over the last month and is only nine cents more compared to a year ago.

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Quick Stats

  • Average gas prices are below $2 per gallon in twelve states today including: Missouri ($1.88), Oklahoma ($1.89), Arkansas ($1.90), Kansas ($1.90), Texas ($1.90), Mississippi ($1.93), South Carolina ($1.94), Alabama ($1.94), Tennessee ($1.94), Louisiana ($1.96), Minnesota ($1.98) and Virginia ($1.98).
  • The West Coast continues to be the most expensive market for gasoline, including the only four states in the nation where drivers are paying more than $2.50 on average: Hawaii ($2.85), California ($2.67), Washington ($2.60) and Alaska ($2.60).

West Coast

Gas prices on the West Coast remain some of the highest in the nation, with six out of ten of the nation’s most expensive retail markets located in this region: Hawaii ($2.85), California ($2.67), Washington ($2.60), Alaska ($2.60) and Oregon ($2.42). That being said, prices in the region continue to decrease ahead of this week’s OPEC meeting.

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Rockies

Pump prices in the Rocky Mountains have remained relatively stable compared to other markets due primarily to the fact that there have been few regional disruptions to production in recent months and their geographic location. Being in the center of the country helps to insulate the region from coastal price swings. Barring unforeseen production issues, prices should continue to drop heading into the end of the year.

Great Lakes and Central States

Pump prices in the Great Lakes region continue to be the most volatile in the nation. This is a product of some refinery issues that have limited production at some facilities. While prices in recent weeks have been a mixed bag of increases and decreases, regional prices over the past week have moved mostly lower: Ohio (-6 cents), Indiana (-5 cents), Michigan (-3 cents), Minnesota (+3 cents) and Wisconsin (+4 cents). The volatility in the region has been pressured by operations at the BP refinery in Whiting, Ind. (the region’s largest facility), which has been undergoing planned maintenance that is set to wrap up at the end of the month.

Prices for drivers in the Central United States remain some of the cheapest in the country. Five states in the region feature in the top-15 lowest: Missouri ($1.88), Oklahoma ($1.89), Arkansas ($1.90), Kansas ($1.90) and Minnesota ($1.98).

Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Prices in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast have moved lower over the past week due to high supply and the price of crude oil. Despite the decreases, three states in the region are featured prominently on the list of top-10 most expensive markets in the nation: Washington, D.C. ($2.41), New York ($2.36) and Pennsylvania ($2.35). The latest EIA report shows that East Coast gasoline stocks increased to 59 million bbl which is about 700,000 bbl more than reported this same time last year.

South and Southeast

Drivers across the South and Southeast still make up the bulk of those paying pump prices below $2 per gallon. Despite some recent refinery issues in the region, six states still place in the top-10 cheapest states in the nation: Texas, Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana. The U.S. Gulf Coast is the largest refining region in the nation, so even with some recently reported problems, the area is less susceptible to price spikes from limited disruptions.

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Oil Market Dynamics

Doubts about the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Companies’ ability to solidify a deal to cut oil production continued as reports of tension between Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq and non-OPEC member countries persisted over the weekend. Saudi Arabia’s oil minister left talks Sunday and mentioned the idea that OPEC members may leave the November 30 meeting in Vienna without a deal causing crude oil market prices to drop. Analysts will await confirmation that the cartel can come to an agreement to reduce production and the terms of each country’s participation. WTI opened last week’s formal trading posting gains but closed out Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX down $1.90, settling at $46.06 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

Tamra JohnsonAAA projects that 43.5 million Americans are expected to take a road trip this Thanksgiving and drivers will pay the second-cheapest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2008, when the national average was $1.85. Today’s national average price of $2.14 per gallon represents a savings of three cents per gallon versus one week ago and nine cents per gallon on the month. Significant yearly savings persist and pump prices are only five cents higher than compared to last year.

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Retail averages have fallen steadily since November 6 for a total savings of eight cents per gallon, and drivers in 45 states and the District of Columbia are paying less at the pump week-over-week. The national average is expected to near $2.00 a gallon by the end of the year.

Quick stats

  • Average gas prices are below $2 per gallon in twelve states today including Oklahoma ($1.85), Missouri ($1.90), Arkansas ($1.90), Kansas ($1.90), Texas ($1.92), Mississippi ($1.95), Alabama ($1.95), Minnesota ($1.95), South Carolina ($1.96), Tennessee ($1.96), Louisiana ($1.97) and Virginia ($1.99).
  • The West Coast remains the most expensive region to buy gasoline in the country, led by Hawaii ($2.86), California ($2.70), Washington ($2.63), Alaska ($2.61), Nevada ($2.47) and Oregon ($2.45).

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West Coast

Gas prices on the West Coast remain the highest in the country, including the top six most expensive state averages: Hawaii ($2.87), California ($2.70), Washington ($2.63), Alaska ($2.61), Nevada ($2.47), Oregon ($2.45). Drivers in California (-6 cents), Washington (-5 cents) and Oregon (-5 cents) saw the biggest weekly discounts. Prices in the region could potentially be impacted later in the month due to a fire at PBF Energy’s 157,000-b/d refinery in Torrance, California, last Tuesday. OPIS reports that PBF Energy was operating major gasoline production equipment at reduced rates on Friday which may have a slight impact on supply in the area.

Rockies

Gas prices in the Rockies region have followed the national average trending lower over the past week. The region has generally been the most stable across the nation since it is geographically insulated from pump price movement tied to global crude oil prices. Regional prices are expected to continue dropping into the holiday season along with demand.

Great Lakes and Central States

The regions have the only five states in the nation that have seen prices increase over the past week: Ohio (+10 cents), Indiana (+10 cents), Michigan (+6 cents), Kentucky (+3 cent) and Missouri (+2 cents). The Great Lakes are often the most volatile area in the country for gas prices, and it is not uncommon for prices to move significantly from day to day. Despite recent increases, drivers in the region should see some relief at the pump soon. OPIS reports that BP’s 430,000-b/d Whiting refinery in Indiana is wrapping up its planned maintenance that first started in September. All units are expected to be back in production by the end of the month.

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Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Pump prices in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast continue to drop at a steady rate, with prices across the region falling a couple of cents over the past week. Despite the drops, regional neighbors- New York ($2.37), Pennsylvania ($2.37) and Washington, D.C. ($2.36)- round out the list of top-10 most expensive markets in the country.

South and Southeast

Drivers in the southeastern quadrant of the U.S. continue to enjoy some of the lowest prices in the nation, due to the advantageous proximity to major Gulf Coast refineries and some of the lowest state gasoline taxes in the country. Five states in the region rank in the top-ten lowest prices nationwide: Texas ($1.92), Mississippi ($1.95), Alabama ($1.95), South Carolina ($1.96) and Tennessee ($1.96).

Oil Market Dynamics

Markets rallied early Monday morning and oil prices hit their highest point in three weeks as continued reports of an OPEC production agreement circulated. Last week, OPEC and non-OPEC members signaled that they might be getting closer to finalizing the details of their production agreement and proposed a production cap for Iran, which up until this point was not supportive of disrupting the amount of oil they produced. Following these discussions, many traders anticipate that it may be more likely that OPEC can solidify their production agreement at the November 30 meeting in Vienna, Austria. At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was up 27 cents to settle at $45.69 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

 

 

National Average Drops for 10 Consecutive Days

November 14th, 2016 by Jessica Souto

Tamra JohnsonPump prices have fallen for 10 consecutive days, reaching today’s national average price of $2.17 per gallon. Drivers are benefitting from the price of retail gasoline with today’s average five cents less per gallon than one week ago and eight cents less than one month ago. The abundance of crude oil in the global market is contributing to lower prices, and as a result, retail averages are the same price as compared to one year ago.

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Historically, gasoline demand tends to decline during the month of November, and with the autumn refinery maintenance season nearing completion, pump prices are expected to move lower to close out the year, barring any unanticipated outages or supply disruptions.

Quick Stats

  • Average gas prices are below $2 per gallon in nine states today including Missouri ($1.88), Oklahoma ($1.88), Arkansas ($1.94), Kansas ($1.94), Indiana ($1.96), Texas ($1.97), Ohio ($1.98), Minnesota ($1.99) and Mississippi ($1.99).
  • The biggest weekly price decreases are reflected in Indiana (-14 cents), Ohio (-12 cents), Michigan (-11 cents), Kentucky (-8 cents), Illinois (-8 cents), Nebraska (-7 cents), Oklahoma (-7 cents), Minnesota (-6 cents), Wisconsin (-6 cents) and Georgia (-6 cents).

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West Coast

Gas prices in the West Coast region remain the highest in the country with Hawaii ($2.90), California ($2.76), Washington ($2.68), Alaska ($2.61), Nevada ($2.51) and Oregon ($2.49) all topping the list of most expensive markets. Fortunately for drivers, the increase in global oil supplies has caused the price of oil to drop. These decreases are making their way to the pump nationally and resulting in weekly discounts in west coast markets with the most significant decreases found in Washington (-4 cents), Oregon (-4 cents) and California (-4 cents).

Rockies

Retail averages in the Rocky Mountain states are following the national average downward, moving between 1-3 cents on the week in most parts of the region. Montana (-5 cents) is the only state posting a savings of a nickel or more. Gas prices in the region are below the $2.50 per gallon benchmark and are expected to continue to drop as we move into the holiday season.

Great Lakes and Central States

Pump prices in the regions dropped significantly over the past week and continue to be impacted primarily by supply and demand. Although prices are down in every state in the region on the week, Indiana (-14 cents), Ohio (-12 cents), Michigan (-11 cents), Kentucky (-8 cents), Illinois (-8 cents), Nebraska (-7 cents), Oklahoma (-7 cents), Minnesota (-6 cents) and Wisconsin (-6 cents) are all ranked on the nation’s top 10 list of biggest weekly discounts. OPIS reports that ExxonMobil’s Joliet, IL refinery experienced minor disruptions late last week due to flaring from an upset on process equipment. Despite these reports, this week Ohio ($1.98) and Indiana ($1.96) both landed on the nation’s top-10 list of cheapest markets.

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Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Despite being home to three of the nation’s top 10 most expensive markets—Pennsylvania ($2.40), Washington, D.C. ($2.40) and New York ($2.39)—gas prices in the region are following the national trend downward and remain below the $2.50 per gallon benchmark.

Gas prices are down in every state in the Northeast on the week, with the largest weekly savings experienced by drivers in Washington, D.C. (-5 cents), New Jersey (-3 cents), Rhode Island (-3 cents). OPIS reports Delta Air Lines restarted the fluid catalytic cracking unit at its 190,000-b/d Trainer, Pennsylvania refinery last week and the Northeast is expected to receive a large import of gasoline from Europe during the second half of the month which should help boost supplies following the six-day shutdown of Colonial Pipeline earlier this month. Pump prices in the regions should continue to drop heading into the holiday season.

South and Southeast

Gas prices in much of the South and Southeast remain near or below $2 per gallon. Motorists in Arkansas, Texas and Mississippi are already enjoying an average price below this threshold, and drivers in Alabama, South Carolina and Louisiana could join this list in the next several days. OPIS reports that there was a backup of gasoline supplies in the Gulf Coast due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown earlier this month. The shutdown prevented refiners from moving product to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states and resulted in higher gasoline stores and drops in prices at the pump. The bulk of America’s refining capacity is in the Southeastern United States and abundant supplies should keep prices relatively low heading into the holiday season, barring any unexpected disruptions in pipeline shipment or refinery schedules.

Oil Market Dynamics

Global crude oil supply continues to outpace demand, which for now, is keeping a ceiling on prices. Traders are also watching supply and demand levels as OPEC and non-OPEC countries continue their production cut discussions ahead of their formal meeting on November 30 in Vienna, Austria. Decisions made at the formal meeting may impact available crude levels and in turn be reflected in retail prices. The WTI opened this week’s trading session posting losses, building on last week’s decline due to continued supply worries. At the closing of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, the WTI was down $1.25, settling at $43.41 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

Tamra JohnsonThe national average price for gasoline remains relatively flat compared to one week ago, although pump prices have been pressured higher in some regions due to disruptions on the Colonial Pipeline. Today’s average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.22 per gallon, which is one cent more than one week ago, four cents less compared to one month ago and the same price year over year.

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While drivers in a number of states (30) are paying less at the pump week-over-week, some volatility remains in Southeastern portions of the United States where gasoline prices saw upward momentum as a result of the Colonial Pipeline disruption. Line 1 operations were restored on Sunday afternoon after more than a week of downtime following a deadly explosion on Line 1 last week. While delivery of fuel has resumed, it may take a week before affected states see any relief at the pumps.

 

Quick stats

  • Average gas prices are below $2 per gallon in four states today including Missouri ($1.93), Oklahoma ($1.94), Arkansas ($1.98) and Kansas ($1.99).
  • The nation’s top ten most expensive markets are: Hawaii ($2.92), California ($2.80), Washington ($2.72), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.53), Nevada ($2.53), Idaho ($2.46), District of Columbia ($2.44), Pennsylvania ($2.41), New York ($2.40).

 

West Coast

 Gas prices on the West Coast continue to be the highest in the country, with every state in the region landing on the top ten list of most expensive markets: Hawaii ($2.92), California ($2.80), Washington ($2.72), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.53), Nevada ($2.53). Prices have been relatively steady over the past week despite tightened supply in the California market and the wrap up of planned maintenance on the Olympic pipeline early last week in the Northwest. BP shut down operations on its Pacific Northwest pipeline system to conduct planned maintenance October 27 and reopened the line a few days later. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) weekly report recently revealed west coast gasoline supplies hitting record lows which can likely be tied to the fall maintenance schedule. Most west coast refineries are set to come back online this month.

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Rockies

Pump prices in the Rocky Mountains are dropping due to weakening crude oil prices and demand in the market. Crude prices were under $30 bbl in parts of Montana and North Dakota last week resulting in discounts for every state in the region, with North Dakota (-4 cent) and South Dakota (-4 cents) landing on the list of largest weekly decreases.

 

Great Lakes and Central States

Pump prices in the Great Lakes region continue to be the most volatile in the nation with three states landing on the list of largest weekly increases: Michigan (+5 cents), Ohio (+5 cents) and Indiana (+3 cents). A 5.0 magnitude earthquake in Cushing, Oklahoma last night may have future impact on prices in the Midwest. The Associated Press reports that the earthquake struck around 7:45 p.m. CST and resulted in minor injuries and power outages. Cushing is home to 13 pipelines that transport millions of barrels of oil a day as well as refined products to states in the Rockies and Midwest. Refined products are delivered from the Gulf Coast via the Explorer Pipeline to Chicago and Magellan Pipeline to Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri markets as well as other Midwest destinations.

Prices for drivers in the Central United States remain some of the cheapest in the country with three states posting prices under $2: Missouri ($1.93), Oklahoma ($1.94) and Kansas ($1.99).

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Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Prices across much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast remained relatively flat except for New Jersey ($2.04), where the national average jumped 25 cents this week because of the new state gas tax hike that took effect November 1. Barring any unexpected impact to production or distribution, prices in the region should drop this month due to dropping oil prices and demand.

 

South and Southeast

Markets in the South and Southeast continue to post some of the lowest prices for retail gasoline in the nation, with seven states landing on the list of cheapest markets: Arkansas ($1.98), Texas ($2.02), Mississippi ($2.03), South Carolina ($2.04), Alabama ($2.04), Louisiana ($2.05) and Tennessee ($2.06). Despite the low prices in some parts of the regions, drivers in Georgia saw prices jump eight cents on the week because of problems on the Colonial Pipeline.  Colonial resumed shipments on Line 1 early Sunday, ahead of their projected afternoon start time. Prior to Sunday’s restart, Line 1 had been shut down for six days due to a gasoline explosion last Monday in Shelby County, Alabama. While delivery of fuel has resumed, it may take close to a week before impacted states see any relief at the pumps.

Recent reports from OPIS show that the actual market impact from the shutdown is expected to be less than originally thought for the month of November. Prior to the gasoline explosion on October 31, Colonial had planned a 20 percent rate cut on Line 1 November 12-21. The rate cuts were needed to remove the 500-foot-long bypass that was installed after September’s gasoline leak, however the scheduled work was completed during last week’s shutdown, which means Colonial will be able to make up about two days’ of gasoline deliveries.

 

Oil Market Dynamics

Last week, following the explosion and shutdown of Colonial Pipeline Line 1 crude oil was trading higher, but the company quickly announced that Line 1 was scheduled to restart on Sunday November 7th. The restart announcement had a chilling effect on the market and crude oil prices dropped below $45 dollars a barrel. Colonial Pipeline could face congressional scrutiny after the deadly pipeline incident.  Several Members of Congress sent a letter to U.S. DOT Secretary Anthony Fox requesting a comprehensive examination of Colonial Pipeline and the company’s management as it relates to the maintenance and integrity operations of the system. Also weighing on the market are the continued negotiations amongst OPEC and non-OPEC members. The Secretary-General of OPEC announced today that the group was still committed to developing an output deal to cut oil production, but no formal agreement has been reached. Traders will keep a close eye on the Colonial Line 1 restart and upcoming OPEC meetings. At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was down 59 cents to settle at $44.07 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

 

Tamra JohnsonToday’s average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.21 per gallon, which is one cent cheaper than one week ago, the same price compared to one month ago and three cents more than the same date last year. National gas prices have now dropped for six consecutive days, but the usual seasonal decline has stalled as prices have remained roughly the same since early September.

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Drivers may continue to see prices wobble up and down as traders speculate on the possibility of OPEC countries developing an output agreement over the next month. Additionally, planned and unplanned refinery maintenance continues across the United States and may result in regional fluctuations in gas prices.

Quick Stats

  • The nation’s top five least expensive markets are: Missouri ($1.99), Oklahoma ($1.99), Arkansas ($2.01), South Carolina ($2.01), Kansas ($2.02).
  • The nation’s top five most expensive markets are: Hawaii ($2.91), California ($2.79), Washington ($2.73), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.55).

West Coast

The region continues to be the priciest in the nation, with the seven most expensive state averages: Hawaii ($2.91), California ($2.79), Washington ($2.73), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.55), Nevada ($2.52) and Idaho ($2.46). Prices in the Northwest will likely move higher due to the shutdown of BP’s Olympic Pipeline last week. BP originally planned to conduct scheduled maintenance earlier in the month but was delayed by Typhoon Songda. Pipeline maintenance is expected to conclude this week and will start again in early December. Despite maintenance in the north, drivers in California should begin seeing some relief as winter-blend gasoline appears at pumps around the state.

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Rockies

Gas prices in the Rocky Mountain region should continue to move downward heading into election week. Prices in the region have been among the most stable in the nation, due to their insulated status in the center of the country and few disruptions to regional production throughout the year.

Great Lakes and Central States

Pump prices in much of the Midwest have steadied since last week but are beginning to show signs of volatility which is common for the region. Prices moved slightly up or down across much of the Great Lakes states: Indiana (-4 cents), Wisconsin (-3 cents), Illinois (-2 cents), Ohio (+1 cent). Planned maintenance will continue this week at BP’s massive 430,000-b/d Whiting refinery in Indiana. The refiner helps supply much of the Midwest and any drops in supply resulting from the planned maintenance will likely be balanced by a seasonal drop in demand.

Prices in the Central United States continue to be among the cheapest pump prices in the country, including two of the states where prices are below $2.00 per gallon: Missouri ($1.99) and Oklahoma ($1.99).

Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Refinery issues continue to impact prices in the regions with some sates landing on the top-15 list of most expensive markets in the country: Pennsylvania ($2.40), New York ($2.38), Connecticut ($2.33), Vermont ($2.30) and Maine ($2.28). Drivers should begin to see some relief in the coming weeks as refinery maintenance wraps up. Delta’s Monroe Energy is expected to restart its 53,000-b/d fluid catalytic cracking unit at its Trainer, Pennsylvania refinery this week and PBF’s Paulsboro refinery in New Jersey is also expected to return to normal operations soon. OPIS reports that Irving Oil is expected to restart some units at its 320,000-b/d Canadian refinery in the coming weeks. The maintenance work which started back in September has resulted in price increases for drivers in much of the Northeast.

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South and Southeast

Prices in much of the South and Southeast are expected to move lower in the coming weeks as refiners recover from fall maintenance and price spikes resulting from problems on the Colonial Pipeline in September and Hurricane Matthew.

Oil Market Dynamics

Late last week, OPEC officials met in Vienna to hash out the details of a potential production freeze agreement, but several hours of discussions bore no resolution. Iraq and Iran have continued to voice concerns over participating in a production cut, and as a result, negotiations have stalled. Traders will continue to closely monitor OPEC negotiations for any indication of an agreement in the days leading up to the next official meeting scheduled for November 30.  At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was down $1.02 to settle at $48.70 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

 

 

National Average Shows Steady Decline on the Week

October 24th, 2016 by Jessica Souto

The average price at the pump has fallen for 15 of the last 16 days, for a total savings of 4 cents per gallon. The national average currently sits at $2.22 per gallon, which is two cents less than one week ago, one cent more than one month ago and 1 cent more year-over-year. The National average is down 17 cents per gallon versus the 2016 peak price reached in June ($2.39).

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This year’s seasonal refinery maintenance continues across the United States and select regional markets are still under pressure as a result of planned and unplanned maintenance. The West Coast is enduring the fall turnaround season but is still feeling the impacts of shutdowns at the PBF’s Torrance, California refinery. Similar pressure is still being felt on the East Coast with rumors of refinery outages in the Philadelphia area. Although gasoline demand typically retreats during the fall due to lower driving demand and the switchover to winter-blend gasoline, continued unplanned outages could create volatility and put pressure on the national average in the near term.

Quick Stats

  • The biggest weekly price decreases are reflected in Ohio (-12 cents), Michigan (-12 cents), Illinois (-6 cents), Wisconsin (-5 cents), Kentucky (-5 cents), Georgia (-4 cents), South Carolina (-4 cents), Tennessee (-4 cents), Oklahoma (-3 cents) and Kansas (-3 cents).
  • The nation’s top ten most expensive markets are: Hawaii ($2.89), California ($2.78), Washington ($2.73), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.55), Nevada ($2.51), Idaho ($2.46), District of Columbia ($2.45), Pennsylvania ($2.40) and Montana ($2.37).

West Coast

Gas prices on the West Coast remain the highest in the country with states in the region topping the list of most expensive U.S. markets: Hawaii ($2.89), California ($2.78), Washington ($2.73), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.55), Nevada ($2.51). Prices in the region have crept higher due to seasonal maintenance this month as refiners switch to winter-blend gasoline. Ongoing planned maintenance is taking place at Phillips 66’s 147,000-b/d Los Angeles refinery, Tesoro’s 107,000- b/d Wilmington refinery and Chevron’s 275,200-b/d Richmond refinery. The region is also still recovering from a power outage at PBF’s 157,800-b/d Torrance refinery that stopped operations for several days. The switch to winter-blend gasoline should have some price benefits for drivers after seasonal maintenance wraps up next month.

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Rockies

Gas prices in the Rockies region have remained relatively stable over the past week with averages moving up by only two cents per gallon or less. Fall maintenance at Western Refining’s St. Paul Park refinery in Minnesota is expected to wrap up this week which should provide additional relief to drivers at the pump.

Great Lakes and Central States

Drivers in the Great Lakes region are enjoying significant discounts at the pump as prices are dropping on abundant supplies and limited disruptions to refinery production. The region includes the four states registering the largest declines in the nation over the past week: Ohio (-12 cents), Michigan (-12 cents), Illinois (-6 cents), and Wisconsin (-5 cents). Ohio ($2.04) is also on the list of cheapest markets in the country. The significant price declines can be attributed to elevated inventories and a lack of major refinery outages in the region.

Drivers in the Central region continue to pay among the cheapest pump prices in the country, including three states where prices are moving closer to the $2.00 per gallon mark: Oklahoma ($2.01), Missouri ($2.03), Tennessee ($2.07).

Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Pump prices in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast have seen slight increases over the past week. There has been a lot of refinery maintenance in the region. OPIS reports that there is ongoing maintenance in Newfoundland and New Brunswick, as well as at Delta’s Trainer, Pa. refinery. The refinery plans to keep its fluid catalytic cracking unit down at least another month for maintenance. Another factor impacting supply in the region is two critical Canadian refineries that send gasoline to the Eastern Seaboard have not been contributing much gasoline to the area due to maintenance. Pennsylvania ($2.40) and Washington D.C. ($2.45) are both on the top-10 list of the country’s most expensive markets.

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South and Southeast

Drivers across much of the South and Southeast continue to enjoy relatively cheap pump prices, and a reported five percent increase in regional gasoline stocks has caused wholesale prices to drop in some areas. Gulf Coast refiners are slowly recovering from planned and unplanned maintenance, but the region is also tasked with sending large supplies of gasoline to Mexico, where refiners are running at half capacity. Reports from OPIS show that Gulf Coast refiners historically overproduce in November and December which could result in cheaper prices for drivers, but for now, the market is balanced. Drivers in Arkansas ($2.03), Texas ($2.05), South Carolina ($2.05) and Mississippi ($2.06) are enjoying pump prices among the top ten lowest in the nation.

Parts of the Southeast are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew which significantly dropped demand in the region. The Hurricane, mixed with exports and refinery issues in the Gulf Coast have moved prices significantly over the past month in some southern states with three making the list of top-five largest monthly increases: Texas (+10 cents), Florida (+10 cents) and Louisiana (+9 cents).

Oil Market Dynamics

The market reacted early Monday morning to claims from Iraq that they would not participate in a potential OPEC production cut agreement. The Iraqi State Oil Monitor suggested that Iraq could not afford to lose any further market share than it already has and would not benefit from taking part in a production freeze. This development follows last week’s news that Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak is planning several meetings with OPEC countries to discuss proposals to freeze oil output amid weak prices in the market. OPEC countries are scheduled to formally meet again on November 30. Traders will continue to monitor the announcement of manufacturing agreement details, but there remains continued uncertainty as to whether OPEC can meet the production targets and rebalance the market. At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was up 22 cents to settle at $50.58 per barrel.

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Pump Prices Drop Nine Consecutive Days

October 17th, 2016 by Jessica Souto

Tamra JohnsonThe national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has dropped for nine consecutive days, reaching today’s price of $2.24 per gallon. Today’s average price represents a decrease of two cents per gallon compared to one week ago, but remains five cents more than last month. However, drivers across the country continue to see savings at the pump and are paying an average of three cents less per gallon year-over-year.

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Prices continue to wobble as areas of the country impacted by Hurricane Matthew work to replenish supply and several refineries across the country address planned and unplanned facility maintenance.

Quick Stats

  • Volatility in the Midwest has placed four states in the region at the top of the list for biggest weekly declines: Indiana (-14 cents), Ohio (-12 cents), Michigan (-10 cents) and Illinois (-8 cents).
  • The West Coast remains the most expensive market for gasoline, including the only six states where drivers are paying more than $2.50 on average: Hawaii ($2.87), California ($2.78), Washington ($2.71), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.52), and Nevada ($2.51).

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West Coast

Despite storms hitting the northwest this week, retail averages on the West Coast have remained relatively steady over the past week. Hawaii ($2.87) is the nation’s most expensive market for retail gasoline. Regional neighbors in California ($2.78), Washington ($2.71), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.52) and Nevada ($2.51) also ranked in the nation’s top six most expensive markets and the West Coast is the only region in the country with prices above $2.50. Supply issues in the Northwest resulting from the storm may have a slight impact on retail prices over the next week. Remnants of Typhoon Songda which caused significant damage in the Western Pacific days before hitting Oregon and Washington with strong winds and heavy rains Friday and Saturday. This has interfered with petroleum barge imports and has driven Northwest gasoline spot market prices to the highest in the nation.

Conditions at the PBF Torrance, CA refinery are reportedly improving after an unexpected power blip last Tuesday morning. PBF reported to OPIS on Friday morning that all process units taken offline were expected to be up by the end of the day.

Rockies

Prices for motorists in the Rocky Mountain region remain among the most stable although market averages are following the national trend downward. The drop in price is most likely due to seasonal drops in demand. Over the past month the region has experienced little change with prices generally moving only a few cents per gallon.

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Great Lakes and Central States

States in the Great Lakes region have seen the biggest decreases over the past week: Indiana (-14 cents), Ohio (-12 cents), Michigan (-10 cents), and Illinois (-8 cents). The Great Lakes is often the most volatile area in the country and it is not uncommon for prices to move significantly from week to week. At the moment, prices are heading downwards which can likely be attributed to BP’s Whiting, Indiana refinery completing unplanned maintenance on its largest crude distillation unit which has helped to ease supply constraints in the region. Planned work at the refinery has also wrapped up for the season. ExxonMobil is also completing scheduled maintenance at its Joliet refinery in Illinois. Refineries should finish all seasonal planned maintenance by the end of October.

Drivers in the Central region continue to enjoy some of the cheapest gas prices in the country with Oklahoma ($2.06) and Missouri ($2.06) both landing on the top 10 list of least expensive markets.

Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Gas prices across much of the region remain relatively steady with most states seeing slight weekly increases or decreases of two cents or less. This week New Jersey ($2.02) tops the list of least expensive markets in the country with Virginia also landing in the top 15. Washington, D.C. ($2.45), Pennsylvania ($2.40) and New York ($2.36) are posting some of the most expensive averages in the region this week.

South and Southeast

Many parts in the Southeast are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. As massive power outages and flooding continue to be resolved, they seem to be having minimal impact on pump prices. Drivers in the South are also enjoying relatively low pump prices with many states in the region making the list of cheapest markets in the country: Texas ($2.03), Arkansas ($2.05), Oklahoma ($2.06), Mississippi ($2.07), Louisiana ($2.09), South Carolina ($2.09) and Alabama ($2.11).

Prices in the Gulf Coast are still recovering from a week long shutdown at Pasadena Refining System’s 115,700-b/d Pasadena, Texas refinery. The fluid catalytic cracking unit was restarted at the refinery last Monday after it was taken out of service for unplanned repair on a leaking valve. The Gulf Coast is home to the bulk of U.S. refining capacity, which should keep prices relatively low for drivers, barring a hurricane or another unexpected event.

Oil Market Dynamics

Crude oil contracts continued to react to last month’s announcement that OPEC was working on a plan to cut production. While the market increased briefly by the end of last week, crude oil prices had dipped back to less than $51 per barrel as a result of continued skepticism about both the plausibility of a plan being agreed to and the implementation of a production freeze. Traders will continue to watch discussions surrounding the upcoming November meeting. At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was down 9 cents to settle at $50.35 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

Tamra JohnsonThe national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased for 12 of the past 14 days, reaching today’s price of $2.26 per gallon. Today’s average price is 3 cents more than one week ago, 8 cents more than one month ago and 6 cents less than one year ago.

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Over the weekend, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina saw the arrival of Hurricane Matthew and residents in those areas expressed significant concerns about the availability of gasoline leading up to and following the storm. Ports and fuel terminals in all three states were closed ahead of the storm. Fortunately, there were no refineries threatened by the path of the storm and by Friday afternoon many ports in southern Florida were already cleared by the Coast Guard and open to receive vessels.

Many coastal ports are expected to reopen on Monday, allowing waterborne deliveries of gasoline to continue. Barring any delays due to flooding and power outages, tanker trucks should be able to access terminals and quickly resupply stations across the impacted areas.

Quick Stats

  • The West Coast continues to be the most expensive market for gasoline, including the only six states where drivers are paying $2.50 or more on average: Hawaii ($2.84), California ($2.79) Washington ($2.72), Alaska ($2.64), Oregon ($2.52) and Nevada ($2.50).
  • The states with the largest increases this week are Indiana (+11 cents), Michigan (+10 cents), Missouri (+8 cents), West Virginia (+8 cents), Ohio (+8 cents), Illinois (+6 cents) and Florida (+6 cents).

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West Coast

The West Coast features the highest prices in the nation as has consistently been the case over the past decade. However, drivers in these same states are also among the only motorists who have seen prices remain steady over the past week. Alaska ($2.63), Washington ($2.71), California ($2.79), Nevada ($2.50) and Oregon ($2.52) all land on the list of smallest weekly changes. The West Coast transition to winter specification gasoline will take place in about two weeks. Supply in the region is already being impacted as many refiners begin maintenance for the switch, including some very large-scale turnaround work at Chevron’s Richmond, Calif., refinery.

Rockies

Prices in the Rocky Mountains remain relatively stable compared to other markets. This is primarily due to limited disruptions to regional production in the past months and their geographic location in the center of the country, which helps to insulate the region from coastal price swings. Barring any unforeseen production issues, drivers should see prices continue to move lower as we move into the winter driving season.

Great Lakes and Central States

Pump prices in the Great Lakes region saw significant increases over the past week. Regional prices remain impacted by two factors – seasonal refinery work at key plants like BP’s 430,000-b/d Whiting refinery and replenishment of inventory lost last month, when product had to be moved from Ohio, Indiana and Illinois to assist states in the Southeast impacted by problems on the Colonial Pipeline. While prices in recent weeks have been a mixed bag of increases and decreases, regional prices over the past week have moved universally higher, with five Midwestern states making the list of top increases: Indiana (+11 cents), Michigan (+10 cents), Missouri (+8 cents), Ohio (+8 cents), Illinois (+6 cents).

The Central United States has some of the cheapest prices in the country, although prices have followed the national average higher over the past week. Four states in the region feature in the top-15 lowest: Arkansas ($2.05), Missouri ($2.07), Oklahoma ($2.07) and Tennessee ($2.14).

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Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

While still largely cheaper than one month ago, prices in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast have moved higher over the past week which can likely be attributed to Hurricane Matthew’s impact on the Southeast region. Increases have been most evident in the Mid-Atlantic, where two states and D.C. made the list of top-15 largest weekly increases: District of Columbia (+5 cents), New Jersey (+4 cents), and Pennsylvania (+4 cents).

South and Southeast

Hurricane Matthew caused prices to jump in some parts of the region, with Florida (+6 cents) and North Carolina (+4 cents) both landing on the list of top-15 weekly increases. The Hurricane caused supply issues at many gas stations last week as evacuation notices resulted in closed ports and terminals. Without access to local terminals, many gas stations could not handle the high demand of drivers preparing for the hurricane. Despite the issues, gasoline supplies in the Southeast region remain plentiful. Hurricane Matthew was expected to have much more impact on demand and less on supply. On Friday afternoon, ports in Miami, Key West and Port Canaveral were already reopened to vessel traffic. Barring any delays due to flooding and power outages, tanker trucks should be able to access terminals and resupply stations across the impacted areas.

Refiners in the Gulf Coast are preparing to meet fall demand but reports from OPIS indicate that refineries in Big Spring and Pasadena, Texas had maintenance issues last week which impacted supplies and caused increases in some states.

Oil Market Dynamics

Attention is now focused on whether the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will alter production in order to influence prices higher. OPEC members are scheduled to have a number of meetings before the end of November in order to identify the details of an output agreement, which has supported the bearish sentiment for crude oil over the past week. Traders will keep a close eye on OPEC negotiations moving forward and will be on the lookout for an oil production framework. At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was down 63 cents to settle at $49.81 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

Tamra JohnsonPump prices have climbed higher as compared to the previous week, even though many states have switched over to winter blend gasoline and there remain abundant crude oil supplies. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline moved higher each of the past seven days reaching today’s average of $2.22 per gallon. Today’s average price is two cents more than one week ago and 1 cent more than one month ago. Despite the slight rise in pump prices, drivers continue to experience year-over-year savings with today’s average price about 7 cents per gallon less than the same date last year.

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The national average has been relatively flat since September 3, and drivers in 21 states are paying less at the pump week-over-week. While national prices have been steady, pump prices in some regions have moved dramatically over this same period, largely due to disruptions on the Colonial Pipeline and refinery maintenance. As recently as last week, gas prices jumped in the Midwest as a result of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance at BP’s Whiting refinery impacting supply in the region. Drivers may continue to see pump prices wobble higher or lower in the next few weeks as the market reacts to the OPEC production agreement, continued refinery maintenance and a possible hurricane along the East Coast.

Quick stats

  • Average gas prices are below $2 per gallon in three states today including: New Jersey ($1.98), Texas ($1.98) and Missouri ($1.99).
  • The biggest weekly price increases are reflected in Ohio (+14), Kentucky (+10), Indiana (+9), Louisiana (+5), Michigan (+5), Texas (+4), Illinois (+4), Iowa (+4), Arkansas (+4) Mississippi (+3).

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West Coast

The West Coast continues to lead the nation, with the top six most expensive states located in the region: Hawaii ($2.81), California ($2.79), Washington ($2.71), Alaska ($2.63), Oregon ($2.52) and Nevada ($2.50). Recent reports from OPIS show gasoline supplies are slightly down from last week and production could continue to fall over the next few weeks as refineries move into their planned fall maintenance season.

Rockies

Gas prices in the Rocky Mountain states are relatively steady, moving by only +/- 3 cents on the week. Wyoming (-6 cents) is the only state posting a savings of a nickel or more on the month. Gas prices in the region are below the $2.50 per gallon benchmark, and some states are also seeing significant year-over-year savings with two making the list of top ten biggest yearly discounts: Utah (-38 cents), Wyoming (-35 cents).

Great Lakes and Central States

Pump prices in the Great Lakes region continue to be the most volatile in the nation. Drivers saw significant increases over the past week with four states in the region landing on the top ten list of biggest weekly increases: Ohio (+14 cents), Indiana (+9 cents), Michigan (+7 cents) and Illinois (+4 cents). The jump in price can likely be attributed to issues at BP’s Whiting refinery located in northwest Indiana. According to recent reports from OPIS, the refinery is still undergoing planned turnaround and unplanned maintenance related to problems with its largest crude distillation unit. The refinery is capable of producing 430,000 barrels of refined product per day, and the maintenance problems have created a noticeable impact on supply in the region.

Prices in the Central United States remain some of the cheapest in the country with three states in the region featured in the top 10 lowest: Missouri ($1.99), Oklahoma ($2.05) and Kansas ($2.06).

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South and Southeast

Drivers are getting some relief from last month’s price spikes that resulted from problems on the Colonial Pipeline. Georgia (-4 cents) tops the list of largest weekly decreases with North Carolina (-3 cents), Tennessee (-3 cents) and South Carolina (-3 cents) also making the top 10. According to recent reports from OPIS, Colonial Pipeline has identified the location of the gasoline leak on Line 1 and is in the process of removing the impacted segment of the line. Once removed, the segment will be sent to an independent laboratory for analysis.

On September 21, Colonial Pipeline restarted full operations on Line 1 with the help of a 500-foot bypass. Gasoline deliveries are slowly reaching Southeast terminals and OPIS reports that it may take between one to two weeks for supply in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions to return to normal. 

Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Northeast prices have remained steady with most states in the region landing on the list of top 15 smallest monthly changes. Price averages in the region have moved a penny or less over the past month.

Pump prices in most Mid-Atlantic states are starting to recover from unseasonal increases resulting from problems on the Colonial Pipeline last month with Delaware (-4 cents) and Maryland (-2 cents) both being featured on the top 10 list of biggest weekly discounts.

Oil Market Dynamics

Crude oil futures traded higher Monday morning following OPEC’s announcement that it had agreed to limit its oil production. OPEC has provided few details of the agreement or how it will implement the production freeze, but members will be meeting again on November 30. Traders will continue to watch for additional announcements from OPEC and will keep an eye on discussions surrounding the upcoming meeting. At the close of Friday’s formal trading session on the NYMEX, WTI was up 41 cents to settle at $48.24 per barrel.

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

 

 

 

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