Gasoline: According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average U.S. retail price for regular grade of gasoline rose this week, up by 0.6 cents (0.2 percent) from the previous Monday’s price to $2.685 per gallon – the highest price in two years, since August 17, 2015.
Diesel: According to the EIA, the average U.S. retail diesel price (including taxes) rose this week, up by 4.4 cents (1.6 percent) from last week to $2.802 per gallon – the highest price in over two years, since July 13, 2015.
We count on our cars to get us where we want to go, when we want to go. That sense of freedom is important to us, but we also want to be sure we do our best to conserve natural resources for future generations.
Do you think most of the oil we use comes from the Middle East? You might be surprised.