Gas Prices
  • Jul 13, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 14:25 mins

The national average for a gallon of gas is $3.14 a gallon - that's up 88 cents since the start of the year and headed even higher. Gas prices always go up in the summer, but there are other factors at play here, including a dispute between members of OPEC, the cartel of oil producers that includes Middle East countries, Russia, Venezuela, and Mexico. David Blackmon, energy industry analyst based in Texas, senior contributor to, and editor of Shale Magazine, unravels the conflict. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)