PROVIDENCE -- Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have fallen two more cents this week, AAA Northeast says.
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.409 at self-service pumps in the Ocean State, according to AAA’s weekly survey. That’s 11 cent less than it was a year ago.
Rhode Island drivers are paying 16 cents more per gallon than the current national average of $2.249. In Massachusetts, the average price is $2.449 per gallon, while the Connecticut average is $2.559.
“The price of crude oil has been slowly increasing this year, but unlike some parts of the country the impact has yet to be felt locally by motorists at the pump,” said Lloyd Albert, AAA Northeast senior vice president of public and government affairs.
AAA’a survey douen 43-cent range in prices, from a low of $2.269 to a high of $2.699.
AAA’s survey found the following prices for other grades of gasoline or types of fuel: $2.649 for midgrade unleaded; $2.839 for premium unleaded and $3.069 for diesel fuel.