Average US gas price rises 15 cents to $4.38 a gallon

The average price of regular grade gasoline in the US increased 15 cents in the last two weeks to $4.38 per gallon.

CAMAILLO, Calif. — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the United States increased 15 cents in the past two weeks to $4.38 a gallon.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the current price is just a penny below the highest average price in history: $4.43, set on March 11.

The average price at the pump is $1.36 higher than it was a year ago.

Nationally, the highest average price for regular-grade gasoline is in the San Francisco Bay Area, at $5.85 per gallon. The lowest average is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at $3.80 per gallon.

According to the survey, the average price of diesel soared 43 cents in two weeks, to $5.58 a gallon.

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