Ohio drivers are paying less for fuel than some analysts had expected as the summer driving season gets under way.
The average price for regular gas in Ohio is about $3.66 a gallon in Tuesday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s up 2 cents from a week ago.
Gas was averaging $3.82 a gallon at this time last year.
Nationally, the average price for regular gas is about $3.64. That’s down four pennies from a week ago, and it’s about 15 cents cheaper than a year ago.
Crude oil prices have dropped during the past few weeks amid signs of slowing global growth and optimism that a military conflict over Iran’s nuclear capabilities could be avoided.
On Wednesday, the least expensive gas in Cincinnati is available is at four different locations in Amelia where regular unleaded gas can be purchased for $3.47 a gallon, according to cincygasprices.com.
In West Chester, the least expensive regular gas is available for $3.59 a gallon at the United Dairy Farmers, 7175 Liberty Way and Cincinnati-Dayton Road, and at the Shell, 7088 Liberty Centre Drive and Cincinnati-Dayton Road.
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