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Average US gas price up 8 cents over 2 weeks to $2.05

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Posted at 11:12 AM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-31 14:19:01-04

CAMARILLO, Calif — (AP) The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline rose 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $2.05 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that the jump comes as gasoline demand increases amid widespread easing of stay-at-home orders.

Lundberg says the current average price is 88 cents less than it was a year ago. The highest average price in the nation for regular-grade gas is $3.10 per gallon in Honolulu. The lowest average is $1.55 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The average price of diesel is $2.55, up a penny.