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Why Gas Prices Always Go Up this Time of Year

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 2, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 17:17

Guest: David Blackmon, Independent Energy Analyst, Frequent Contributor to Forbes.com Every year at this time, gas prices seem to go up. Or maybe it’s just that we notice it a bit more, because we’re making vacation plans? You’re not imagining things: the price for regular unleaded gas is at its highest level in three years. Americans are paying an average of $2.74 per gallon of regular unleaded right now, which is 30-cents higher than it was at the start of the year.