Gas prices are down for the 11th straight week

Gas prices are down again for the 11th consecutive week, with prices falling more than a dollar from their peak in June.

According to GasBuddy, the national average is sitting around $3.81, which is down nearly $0.40 from a month ago. Diesel, however, is up a little more than $0.07 per gallon compared to last week. It is still sitting above the $5 mark at $5.04.

Researchers say prices could become unpredictable in the near future because of the recent closure of a BP oil refinery.

“While that refinery may get back online sooner than later, it’s not impossible that down the road the situation could impact prices in the region,” said GasBuddy’s Patrick De Haan.


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