Average gasoline prices rise
Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.50 per gallon on Feb. 22.
This compares with the national average that has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.65 per gallong, according to gasoline price website LouisianaGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Louisiana during the past week, prices today are 73.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 8.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
The national average has decreased 6.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 75.4 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.