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Gas prices in Hagerstown drop for eighth consecutive week

According to the AAA Fuel Price Finder, the average dropped to $3.48 per gallon

June 05, 2012|By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com
  • Not factoring in discounts, the Sheetz station at the intersection of East Washington Street and Cannon Avenue had the most expensive regular grade gas Tuesday.
By Caleb Calhoun, Staff Photographer

As the summer approaches, the national average price for a gallon of regular grade gasoline has dropped for the eighth consecutive week, according to the AAA Mid-Atlantic weekend gas watch.

It is now at $3.59 this week, while in Hagerstown, it is $3.50 per gallon. That is down from $3.65 and $3.56, respectively, from last week, and $3.79 a gallon for both at the same time last year.

The average in Hagerstown Tuesday dropped to $3.48 per gallon, according to the AAA Fuel Price Finder.

The Liberty Gas Station on Frederick Street was selling regular grade gas at $3.43, mid-grade at $3.53 and 93-octane premium grade at $3.63 per gallon.

The Sheetz station at the intersection of East Washington Street and Cannon Avenue was selling regular grade gas at $3.48 per gallon Tuesday, but it was $3.45 with the company’s discount. Plus grade was $3.58, 93-octane Super grade was $3.68 and diesel fuel was $3.79 per gallon.

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The Sunoco gas station at the intersection of Dual Highway and Eastern Boulevard was selling regular grade gas at $3.46 on Tuesday, plus grade at $3.65 and 93-octane ultra grade at $3.77 per gallon.

The BP gas station on Dual Highway off of Interstate 70 at exit 32 was selling regular grade gas at $3.45, the company’s silver grade at $3.55 and 93-octane ultimate grade at $3.66 per gallon.

The local average was 2 cents lower than the Maryland  average for regular grade gas this week, which was at $3.52 per gallon. That is down from $3.57 last week and $3.79 a year ago.

Prices dropped in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C., from $3.62 to $3.57; in Baltimore from $3.55 to $3.50; in Cumberland from $3.59 to $3.50; and in Salisbury from $3.48 to $3.42 per gallon.

Crude oil was at $83.23 per barrel Friday, down from $90.64  the previous week and $100 per barrel at the same time last year.

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