Oil prices remain elevated
Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.35/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,436 gas outlets in Louisiana. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $2.53/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Louisiana during the past week, prices yesterday were 19.6 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 16.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 8.8 cents