Gas prices drop slightly in metro Detroit from last week

(WXYZ) – Detroit gas prices fell 2.2 cents per gallon over the past week, now averaging $ 2.78 per gallon, according to a daily GasBuddy survey of Detroit gas stations.

Compared to last month, gas prices are 5.4 cents per gallon higher and $ 1.32 per gallon higher than a year ago.

The cheapest gas station in Detroit was $ 2.46 a gallon and the most expensive was $ 3.19 a gallon. In the state, the lowest price was $ 2.25 and the highest was $ 3.14.

Gas prices remained unchanged at the national level, according to GasBuddy.

Ann Arbor prices are also down 2.2 cents a gallon and Flint prices have stayed the same.

“Gas prices have been largely stable over the past week in much of the country, with the exception of the West Coast, where prices continue to rise in some areas, mostly California as summer gasoline and healthy demand have boosted prices, but everyone else . ” We are far from the rapid gains we saw earlier this year, “said Patrick De Haan, Head of Petroleum Analysis at GasBuddy.” Gasoline demand has lost ground for the second straight week, likely due to a surge in coronavirus disease. Cases in some areas and after the spring vacation plans are completed. The next trend in gas prices is currently not discernible. It will move sideways in the coming weeks until either demand increases noticeably again or we see the opposite. “

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