Gas prices http://publicradiotulsa.org en Gas Prices Take Another Jump at the Pump http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/gas-prices-take-another-jump-pump-0 <p>Gas prices in Tulsa go up 11-cents a gallon for regular unleaded at most stations. The time of year, world tensions, weather, and the cost of oil are all factors. Contrary to the opinion of many that retailers are making out like bandits, Quik Trip Spokesman Mike Thornbrugh says higher gas prices keep customers from buying items in the store, where the company makes most of its’ money.</p><p>Supply and demand isn’t that much of a factor anymore, but with more people on the road in spring and summer that does have an impact also.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:53:31 +0000 Marshall Stewart 56784 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Gas Prices Take Another Jump at the Pump Tulsa Gasoline Prices Could Go Higher http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-gasoline-prices-could-go-higher <p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The price of gasoline is rising across Oklahoma and AAA Oklahoma says the cost is expected to continue its upward trend.</p><div><p>The agency says the average for a gallon of self-serve unleaded regular in the state is $3.66 per gallon — up about 7-and-a-half cents per gallon from last week and up almost 27 cents from a month ago.</p><p>AAA says the cost is expected to rise another 10 to 15 cents per gallon because of the shutdown of oil refineries in the Gulf of Mexico as what is now Hurricane Isaac approached the region.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:53:21 +0000 John Durkee 25171 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa Gasoline Prices Could Go Higher Storm Blamed for Tulsa Price Hike http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/storm-blamed-tulsa-price-hike <p>Before Isaac makes landfall, the storm is impacting Tulsa area gasoline prices. With oil rigs closing in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of the storm, gasoline prices in Tulsa took a huge jump again in Tulsa. The price of regular unleaded increased to $3.69 per gallon.</p><p>Despite the increase Tulsa is still below the national average. The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 7 cents over the past two weeks. That's according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices, which puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.76.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:35:59 +0000 KWGS News and AP 25102 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Storm Blamed for Tulsa Price Hike AAA: Price of Gas Rises Slightly in Oklahoma http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/aaa-price-gas-rises-slightly-oklahoma <p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The price of gasoline rose by just more than 3 cents per gallon in the past week in Oklahoma and has risen 22 cents in the past month.</p><div><p>AAA Oklahoma reported Tuesday that the average for a gallon of self-serve regular gas in the state was $3.59 per gallon. AAA said the average price was $3.42 per gallon a week ago and stood at $3.44 per gallon a year ago.</p><p>The highest average price in selected cities was $3.63 per gallon in Stillwater — the lowest was $3.53 per gallon in Muskogee.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:27:06 +0000 Associated Press 24671 at http://publicradiotulsa.org AAA: Price of Gas Rises Slightly in Oklahoma Gasoline Cheaper Elsewhere http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/gasoline-cheaper-elsewhere <div><p>CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) &mdash; The average price of a gallon of gasoline nationwide has dropped about 7 cents over the past three weeks.</p><p>The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices puts the average price for a gallon of regular at $3.41.</p><p>Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the national average for a gallon of mid-grade is $3.57. For premium it&#39;s $3.69 a gallon.</p><p>Lundberg says diesel prices fell 5 cents a gallon over the past three weeks, to $3.73.</p><p>Jackson, Mississippi had the nation&#39;s lowest average price for gas at $3. Chicago, Illinois had the highest at $3.78.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:05:33 +0000 Associated Press 22304 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Gasoline Cheaper Elsewhere Filling Your Tank is Getting Cheaper http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/filling-your-tank-getting-cheaper <p>&nbsp;The national average price per gallon of regular self-serve gasoline is at a decline as well as Oklahoma&rsquo;s average. The national price is cheaper than this time last year. This is the first time since November 2011 that Oklahoma is experiencing this decline.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The low costs are a result of crude oil prices declining and refining issues eased. Diplomatic talks with Iran are in progress. Since the decline, the U.S. dollar is becoming stronger. The U.S. dollar strengthens as overseas economies weaken.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 18:37:57 +0000 Renae Powers 20043 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Filling Your Tank is Getting Cheaper Gasoline price hikes impact other sales http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/gasoline-price-hikes-impact-other-sales <p>With gasoline prices jumping 13-cents-a-gallon in Tulsa, many people are grumbling. You may be surprised to learn merchants are among those upset with the escalating price.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 15:50:11 +0000 KWGS News 16170 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Gasoline price hikes impact other sales Gas Prices Jump http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/gas-prices-jump <p style="margin-left:-.5in;">Tulsa gas prices jumped 13 cents at the pump overnight. Chuck Mai with Triple-A Oklahoma says a false report of a Saudi Arabian pipeline explosion sparked the latest rise, but there are other factors involved, including the volatile situation in Iran, and Wall Street speculation.</p><p style="margin-left:-.5in;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 18:43:48 +0000 Marshall Stewart 14133 at http://publicradiotulsa.org