National Gas Prices Down 5 cents in Past 2 Weeks

1:33 PM, Apr 22, 2012   |    comments
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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped a nickel over the past two weeks.

That's according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices, released Sunday, which puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.91. It's the first decline in the U.S. average since December.

Midgrade costs an average of $4.06 a gallon, and premium is at $4.18.

Diesel dropped four cents to $4.17 a gallon.

Of the cities surveyed, Tulsa, Okla., has the nation's lowest average price for gas at $3.52. Chicago has the highest at $4.26.

In California, the lowest average price was $4.09 in Fresno. The highest was $4.21 in San Francisco. The average statewide for a gallon of regular was $4.17, down about eight cents.

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