Gasoline prices drop again in Rhode Island, Massachusetts

Gas prices fell in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the fourth consecutive week even as they remained higher than the national average Monday, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. More

To continue reading this article, please do one of the following.



Transportation

Gasoline prices drop again in Rhode Island, Massachusetts

BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
GAS PRICES FELL in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the fourth week in a row.
Posted 8/26/13

PROVIDENCE – Gas prices fell in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the fourth consecutive week even as they remained higher than the national average Monday, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England.

A gallon of self-serve, unleaded regular gas averaged $3.73 in Rhode Island in the Aug. 19 survey, 3 cents less than from a week ago and 8 cents less than a month ago. A year ago, the same gas cost $3.86 per gallon.

Self-serve, unleaded regular varied in price from $3.63 to $3.90 across the Ocean State in the survey. The average per-gallon prices for different grades of gas ranged from $3.93 for mid-grade unleaded to $4.04 for premium unleaded to $3.95 for diesel.

The average price for self-serve, unleaded regular in Massachusetts this week was $3.63 per gallon, which represented a decline of 2 cents per gallon. In the last month, Bay State motorists have seen a decline of 9 cents per gallon. A year ago, the average price for the benchmark gas offering was $3.73 per gallon.

Self-serve, unleaded regular ranged in price across the state from $3.47 to $4 per gallon. Mid-grade unleaded averaged $3.81 this week, while premium unleaded came in with an average price of $3.93 per gallon. Diesel posted an average of $3.95 per gallon.

The national average for a gallon of unleaded regular this week is $3.54.

Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Join PBN for the best networking event and party of the winter - January 15, 2015 - the Book of Lists Party at the Providence Public Library. Reserve your spot early!
  • Best Places to Work
    Enrollment is now open for the 7th annual Best Places to Work program. Winners w ...
  • Manufacturing Awards
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2nd Annual Manufacturing Awards. Dea ...
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News
    Advertisement