MINNEAPOLIS - It's not going to save you a fortune, but motorists across the Twin Cities will be saving a few cents at the pump... at least for today.
TwinCitiesGasPrices.com says the average retail gasoline price across the metro has dropped 7.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.83 per gallon.
Nationally, gasoline has fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the last week, putting it at $3.81 per gallon.
Despite the recorded drop, prices in the Twin Cities yesterday were 32.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and 17.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
"The national average has begun to drop nicely over the last week, and while it certainly doesn't feel like much, it is noteworthy," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "Oil prices were all over the map last week, closing in on $100/bbl one day and dropping to $92/bbl later in the week. I've probably had more double takes watching oil prices in the last week than I've had all summer."
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