Gas prices in R.I., Mass. rise for second week as U.S. average falls

Gasoline prices continued to rise in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, marking the second consecutive week of higher prices in both states, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. More

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Gas prices in R.I., Mass. rise for second week as U.S. average falls

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GASOLINE PRICES WENT UP this week in Rhode Island and Massachusetts - to $3.49 per gallon and $3.39 per gallon, respectively, for self-serve, unleaded regular - as the national average fell 1 cent to $3.27.
Posted 12/2/13

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices continued to rise in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, marking the second consecutive week of higher prices in both states, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England.

A gallon of self-serve, unleaded regular gas averaged $3.49 in Rhode Island in the Dec. 2 survey, 5 cents higher than the price a week ago.

In Massachusetts, the average price for self-serve, unleaded regular gas this week was $3.39 per gallon, 3 cents greater than last week.

Rhode Island’s average price comes in 9 cents higher than the average a month ago, while in Massachusetts, local gas prices are 8 cents higher than last month. A year ago, the same gas cost $3.64 per gallon in Rhode Island and $3.54 per gallon in Massachusetts.

Self-serve, unleaded regular varied in price from $3.40 to $3.61 across the Ocean State in the survey. The average per-gallon prices for different grades of gas ranged from $3.72 for mid-grade unleaded to $3.82 for premium unleaded to $3.93 for diesel.

Self-serve, unleaded regular ranged in price across Massachusetts from $3.29 to $3.60 per gallon. Mid-grade unleaded averaged $3.59 this week, while premium unleaded cost an average of $3.71 per gallon and diesel posted an average price of $3.93 per gallon.

Prices in both states remain above this week’s national average of $3.27 for a gallon of unleaded regular – 22 cents lower than Rhode Island and 12 cents lower than Massachusetts – which fell 1 cent from last week’s average.

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