The average price of regular quality gasoline in the United States has risen by 33 cents in the last two weeks to 4.71 dollars (4.4 euros) per gallon (3.78 liters). Industry analysts said today that the jump in prices is due to higher crude oil prices. and limited gasoline supplies.
The average price at the pumps is 1.61 dollars (1.52 euros) higher than a year ago.
Across the country, the highest average price of regular quality gas is in the San Francisco Bay Area, $ 6.20 (6.10 euros) per gallon, and the lowest in Tulsa, Oklahoma, $ 3.92 (3.82 euros) per gallon.
According to the research, the average price of diesel increased by nine cents in two weeks, to 5.66 dollars (5.57 euros) per gallon.