On the rise: Baton Rouge gas prices increase 5.7 cents per gallon this week

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Baton Rouge gas prices rose an average of 5.7 cents per gallon over the last week, making the average price per gallon $2.09 per gallon in the city.

Despite this increase, GasBuddy determined that this week’s average price is still 7 cents per gallon lower than prices were last month.

The lowest price in Baton Rouge, $1.93 per gallon, isn’t far from the lowest national price, $1.75. The most expensive price in the city is $2.96 per gallon, while the most expensive price per gallon in the nation is a staggering $98.15, according to GasBuddy.

GasBuddy conducts a daily survey of 361 stations to gather its station-level data.

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