Ohio gas prices higher to start work week

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 2, 2014 at 4:41 am •  Published: September 2, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists are paying more for gasoline coming out of the long holiday weekend.

A gallon of regular gas was averaging $3.51 in Tuesday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's up about a dime from a week ago, and it's a few cents more than last month at this time.

The Ohio average is higher than the national average, which was $3.43 on Tuesday. That's about the same as a week ago.

Among Ohio's metropolitan areas, the Youngstown-Warren region logged has lowest average at about $3.34 per gallon.

Analysts expect prices to stay lower if refinery production remains strong and unexpected problems don't increase oil prices.



AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report: http://fuelgaugereport.aaa.com