TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices ticked up again in New Jersey and also increased around the nation as a whole as Gulf Coast refineries remain shuttered following recent storms.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.22, up a penny from a week ago. Drivers were paying an average of $2.20 a gallon a year ago at this time.READ MORE: Police: Man, 2 Children Injured In Crash In Willingboro
The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.19 up two cents from last week. Drivers were paying $2.18 a gallon on average a year ago at this time.READ MORE: Big Decision Looming For SEPTA Employees As Union Fights For Better Wages For Its Workers
Analysts say gas prices tend to decrease at this time of year because of switch to winter-blend fuels, but the storms’ impacts are expected to keep prices higher than normal despite demand decreases.MORE NEWS: Flames Put Out After Tearing Through Mount Laurel Home
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