Gas Prices

Gas Prices Dip Despite Surge in Oil Cost

By: Andrew Gross & Devin Gladden

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 7, 2023)—The national average for a gallon of gas fell following Labor Day, declining two pennies since last week to $3.80. The decrease comes despite a recent spike in the price of oil, the primary ingredient in gasoline.

“Pump prices appear to be defying the odds at the moment, despite a boost in the cost of oil,”  said Andrew Gross, AAA spokesperson. “This uneasy balancing act may last until we get beyond hurricane season.”

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