BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Average gas prices in Baton Rouge went down last week.
According to GasBuddy.com, “Baton Rouge gas prices have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97/g today.”
This continues the trend from last week.
Average gas prices remain below what they were one month ago in Baton Rouge.
GasBuddy.com says, “Gas prices in Baton Rouge are 0.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.”
So what is the cheapest gas in Baton Rouge?
The cheapest gas price you can find on Monday is $2.74 per gallon.
Locally, the most expensive gas sits at $3.29 per gallon.
The most expensive gas in Baton Rouge is still lower than the average national gas price.
According to GasBuddy.com, “The national average price of gasoline has risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.31/g today.”
“Average gas prices saw a slight boost over the last week as the rising price of crude oil continues to push prices up. While the rise was fairly tame, some states still saw slight declines. Gasoline demand, aside from motorists filling up ahead of the weekend winter storm, has been lackluster. The real pain at the pump will start in about 4-6 weeks,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. “Oil prices continue to edge higher as oil production remains a concern due to unrest in Libya and Kazakhstan, however, some improvement in the latter situation could lead to oil prices being more subdued.”