Hurricane Harvey impacting local gas prices

Hurricane Harvey impacting local gas prices

Hurricane Harvey impacting local gas prices

The average price of gas in North Carolina is $2.62, according to GasBuddy.

Similarly, gas prices on Long Island spiked to an average of $2.824 per gallon as of Tuesday morning, up from $2.49 per gallon just one week prior, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.

The average price Tuesday in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice metro area was $2.66, up 3 cents from the day before and 37 cents from a week ago, AAA data show.

The jump over the past week was the nation's highest since Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, said Patrick DeHaan, GasBuddy's senior petroleum analyst.

Area gas prices climbed to a high of $2.89 Tuesday for regular unleaded fuel, the cheapest of the four fuel options, according to AAA Northeast's weekly price survey in MA. Past year prices were $2.32 per gallon, $2.30 per gallon in 2015, $3.54 per gallon in 2014, $3.64 per gallon in 2013 and $4.09 per gallon in 2012.

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Flint drivers are seeing a price of $2.56 per gallon, up 5.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.51 per gallon. Drivers in IL are seeing an average price of $2.52 while Kentucky's average price at the pump is $2.63. The states with the biggest increases are Georgia, up 41 cents; SC, up 39 cents; and Alabama and Florida, both up 36 cents.

Phillips 66 said Monday that hundreds of workers were at its Sweeney Refinery assessing the damage and repairing equipment.

Attention will now turn to Hurricane Irma as it approaches Florida and the East Coast. "Products are flowing to the region, but we'll have to keep a close eye on the storm, as Irma's path continues to be updated". "The situation promises to be challenging if Irma threatens the USA mainland". "There's been a lot of change to what you'd call the normal flow of gasoline". Some refineries, like the one in Corpus Cristi, Texas, have already resumed production, but it will be a while before everything is back up to full speed. However, with Hurricane Irma's track hard to nail down, there may be varying impacts as a result.

The price for a gallon of gasoline in Meadville has gone up by more than a quarter a gallon at some stations in the past week.

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