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Gas prices are trending down in Bakersfield

Posted at 8:41 AM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 17:47:43-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Some good news this morning if you need to fill up your car. Gas prices are on a downward trend as the average price per gallon has dropped a little more than 5 cents in the last week in Bakersfield.

Right now gas prices are averaging $3.64 a gallon. That's about 17 cents down from a month ago according to gasbuddy.com. Around the nation, the average price of gas has fallen to $2.63 per gallon.

According to analysts, it's because of increased refinery production and lower oil costs.