gas prices

Local fuel prices have dropped about eight cents a gallon in the last week, averaging $3.19 a gallon.

According to a weekly survey, the average price at the pump is $3.46.

Mideast Upheaval May Mean Pain at the Pump

Jul 11, 2013

Local gasoline prices could be going up again soon according to an oil industry analyst.

The price of a regular gallon of gas in Milwaukee rose 6.1 cents in the past week, while the national average fell .5 cents.

Gas prices have taken big rides in recent months.

First, some shot up to well over $4 per gallon. Now, during the holiday weekend, many are nearly a dollar lower.

Many stations across the Milwaukee area are selling gas for 3.29 a gallon.

Erin Roth works for the Wisconsin Petroleum Council. He says there are a couple reasons for the relatively low holiday price. is out with its weekly survey of prices at Milwaukee gas stations.