Gas prices rise 7.3 cents per gallon in past week

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Average retail gasoline prices in Peoria have risen 7.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.71/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.68/g, according to gasoline price website PeoriaGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Peoria during the past week, prices yesterday were 23.5 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 6.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 9.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 11.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.