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AAA: National gas price average rising to pre-pandemic levels despite plummeting demand

At $2.31, the national gas price average is at its highest in 10 months. Pump prices have increased, despite gas demand falling from 8.1 million barrels a day to 7.4 million barrels a day ― the lowest level recorded since the end of May 2020, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest weekly report. Today’s national average is 6 cents more than last week, 16 cents more...

AAA: Kentucky average gas price now at 30 cents less than one year ago; increases possible

Kentucky’s average gas price dropped 10 cents in the past week to land at $2.06, among the greatest price drops in the nation over the past week. The current Kentucky average gas price is 30 cents less than a year ago. Nearly 20 percent of states are currently enjoying prices below $2.00 per gallon. Nationally, retail averages have dropped ­­­83 of the past 90 days. The national average for regular...

Gas falls below $3 a gallon, helping drivers save at least $250 million a day, AAA says

  The national average price of gas dropped below $3 a gallon for the first time since Dec. 22, 2010, ending its longest streak ever above that price, according to AAA. In Kentucky, the current average price is $2.924 (as of Nov. 3 at 3:45 a.m.).   AAA estimates that lower gas prices are helping consumers save at least $250 million per day on gasoline compared to early summer when the national...