Chicago Gas Price Averages Are Highest in the U.S.

Chicago Gas Price Averages Are Highest in the U.S.

Average gas prices in Chicago are now higher than anywhere in the United States, driven higher by a combination of refinery issues and the annual transition to a more costly summer blend, the Chicago Tribune reported June 7. Drivers in the city are now paying an average of $4.55 a… Allstate https://blog.allstate.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/gas_prices.jpg

Average gas prices in Chicago are now higher than anywhere in the United States, driven higher by a combination of refinery issues and the annual transition to a more costly summer blend, the Chicago Tribune reported June 7.

Drivers in the city are now paying an average of $4.55 a gallon, according to AAA, which is 20 cents higher than a week ago. The price for a gallon of premium unleaded is approaching $5, reaching $4.95 overnight. On this day last year, drivers were paying $4.12 per gallon.

Nationwide, the average price for a gallon of gas is $3.63, up about 9 cents from a month ago.

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