Gas prices remain level in R.I.

THE AVERAGE PRICE of gas in Rhode Island remained unchanged at $2.50 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
THE AVERAGE PRICE of gas in Rhode Island remained unchanged at $2.50 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained unchanged from one week prior at $2.50 per gallon, 15 cents below the national average of $2.65 per gallon, according to AAA Northeast Monday.

Prices for regular gas in Rhode Island were 34 cents higher one year prior at $2.84 per gallon. Prices this week ranged 42 cents from $2.35 to $2.77 per gallon.

“Most motorists around the country are seeing gas prices stabilize or decline,” said AAA Northeast Senior Vice President of Public and Government Affairs Lloyd Albert. “On the whole, we are seeing gasoline demand pushing lower amid healthy supply levels, ultimately keeping prices stable or cheaper for most motorists.”

  • Midgrade gas averaged $2.88 per gallon, ranging from $2.64 to $3.11 per gallon.
  • Premium gas averaged $3.05 per gallon, ranging from $2.84 to $3.41 per gallon.
  • Diesel fuel averaged $2.96 per gallon, ranging from $2.79 to $3.35 per gallon.

In Massachusetts, prices declined 3 cents from last week to $2.52 per gallon, 13 cents below the national average and 32 cents lower than prices at this time last year.

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Prices in the Bay State ranged 76 cents, from $2.29 per gallon to $3.05 per gallon.

  • Midgrade gas averaged $2.84 per gallon this week, ranging from $2.49 to $3.15 per gallon.
  • Premium gas averaged $2.99 per gallon, ranging from $2.69 to $3.29 per gallon.
  • Diesel fuel averaged $2.96 per gallon, ranging from $2.73 to $3.19 per gallon.

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