Pump prices keep dropping - Tucson News Now

Pump prices keep dropping

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Gas prices continue to go down in Tucson and across the nation.

Average retail gasoline prices in Tucson have fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.14 per gallon, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 328 Tucson gas outlets.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.26 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com.

"Oil prices continue to shed value, leading the way to lower gasoline prices," GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan stated in a news release.

Including the change in gas prices in Tucson during the past week, prices yesterday were 21.5 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago, according to a news release. Gas is also 9.9 cents per gallon cheaper than one month ago.

Nationally, gas prices have decreased 12.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 24.2 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

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