R.I. gas prices remain unchanged this week

THE AVERAGE PRICE OF regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island held at $2.58 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER
THE AVERAGE PRICE OF regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island held at $2.58 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline remained $2.58 per gallon, 11 cents above the national average of $2.47 per gallon, according to AAA Northeast.

Regular gasoline averaged 34 cents higher this week than at this time last year.

Prices in Rhode Island ranged 40 cents from a low of $2.31 to a high of $2.71 per gallon.

Midgrade unleaded gas in Rhode Island averaged $2.85 this week, ranging from $2.51 to $2.99 per gallon.

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Premium unleaded averaged $3.01 in the Ocean State this week, ranging from $2.68 to $3.15 per gallon.

Diesel fuel cost an average of $2.74 per gallon this week, ranging from $2.60 to $2.79 per gallon.

In Massachusetts, the average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.45, a 4 cent decline from last week. Prices in Massachusetts for regular gasoline are 2 cents lower than the national average. Prices in Massachusetts increased 31 cents year over year.

Regular gasoline ranged 35 cents this week, from $2.27 to $2.62 per gallon.

Midgrade unleaded averaged $2.70 per gallon in Massachusetts, ranging from $2.45 to $2.95 per gallon.

Premium unleaded averaged $2.86 this week, ranging from $2.65 to $3.15 per gallon.

Diesel fuel in the Bay State averaged $2.65, ranging from $2.54 to $2.89 per gallon.