Camarillo, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 9 cents a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.35.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that a rise in crude oil prices spurred the increase. The price at the pump is 30 cents less than it was a year ago.
The highest average price in the nation is $3.40 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area. The lowest average is $1.90 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The average price of diesel spiked 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.65. The survey was conducted Friday.
On Monday, the average price of one-gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Nebraska was $2.22, up .5 from one-week ago according to AAA.
NEBRASKA AVERAGE GAS PRICES
|Week Ago Avg.||$2.219||$2.336||$2.702||$2.466|
|Month Ago Avg.||$2.116||$2.223||$2.557||$2.323|
|Year Ago Avg.||$2.442||$2.554||$2.890||$2.849|