Louisiana gas prices down 30 cents in a month, some areas below $2 a gallon

Louisiana gas prices down 30 cents in a month, some areas below $2 a gallon
(Source: KPLC)

(KPLC) - The national average price of gasoline is down to $2.55 today. That’s a 27 cent difference from the national average a month ago.

According to AAA pump prices are on a constant decline and December could see some of the lowest gas prices for the year.

Crude oil is currently selling for $57 per barrel which is down by $19 since last month. According to Index Mundi Crude Oil prices last month were $76.73.

Here in Louisiana some gas stations are reporting prices below $2. In Lake Charles most Walmart gas stations are reporting $1.99 gas prices, according to GasBuddy.com.

(Source: Daigle, Hannah)

The state average has dropped 30 cents in a month. Louisiana gas prices were averaging around $2.56 a month ago and today the state average is $2.25.

Below are today’s gas price averages by parish for southwest Louisiana:

  • Allen- $2.48
  • Beauregard- $2.40
  • Cameron- $2.58
  • Calcasieu- $2.34
  • Jeff Davis- $2.29

AAA says that the utilization of refineries and industry opportunities in the South have contributed to an increase in Crude Oil stock and decrease in gas prices for the region.

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