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San Diego County gas rises to $6.20 overnight

Gas is 67.1 cents a couple of week in the past, 95.7 cents larger than one month in the past and $1.847 higher than one year in the past.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — The common value of a gallon of self-serve common gasoline in San Diego County recorded its largest enhance since July 11, 2015, Thursday, rising 15.7 cents to $6.20, its highest quantity since July 5.

The common value has risen 13 consecutive days and 26 of the previous 27, growing 97.8 cents, together with 14.3 cents Wednesday and 11.6 cents Tuesday, in accordance to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. It is 67.1 cents a couple of week in the past, 95.7 cents larger than one month in the past and $1.847 higher than one year in the past.

Despite the present run of will increase, the typical value has dropped 33 cents since rising to the document $6.373 June 15.

“A string of planned and unplanned refinery maintenance issues has severely tightened fuel supply in California,” mentioned Doug Shupe, the Automobile Club of Southern California’s company communications supervisor. “West Coast gas inventories are on the lowest degree in a couple of decade in accordance to Energy Information Administration.

“Until the refineries are fully operational again, supply is going to be tight and will cause pump prices to be volatile.”

There could also be “some relief” in November when stations are once more allowed to promote winter-blend gas which is cheaper to produce, Shupe instructed City News Service.

The nationwide common value rose for the ninth consecutive day following a 98-day streak of decreases totaling $1.342, growing 1.7 cents to $3.782. It has risen 10.8 cents over the previous 9 days, together with 1.8 cents Wednesday.

The nationwide common value is 9.8 cents a couple of week in the past and 59.4 cents larger than one year in the past however 6.8 cents lower than one month in the past.

The nationwide common value is $1.234 lower than the document $5.016 set June 14.

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