Monday, November 12, 2012
KINGSTON, N.Y. - Average retail gasoline prices in New York have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.99 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average, which has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.46, according to gasoline price websiteNewYorkStateGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in New York during the past week, prices Sunday were 32.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 9.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 32.6 cents per gallon during the last month and stands3.1 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.
"The national average has again decreased in the last week, but the decreases are beginning to slow down," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "Wholesale gasoline prices rose strongly on Friday which could send prices higher in states with among the lowest prices in the United States. The fuel tightness has also continued in New York City for those in Sandy's wake, fuel availability remains difficult, and is the reason GasBuddy has implemented an emergency fuel availability service," DeHaan said. The Hurricane Sandy fuel availability site can be found by navigating to .
Mid-Hudson gasoline prices are available on the Daily Freeman website at http://www.dailyfreeman.com/gasbuddy/.