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.

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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.

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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.

GasBuddy.com is out with its weekly survey of prices at Milwaukee gas stations.