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Columbus gas prices drop by a dime

Columbus (W.C.M.H.) – After crossing a steep slope Last week's gas prices saw fuel costs drop by more than 10 cents in the Columbus area.

According to a survey of 500 gas stations by GasBuddy, the cost of a gallon of gas fell by 12.1 cents to $3.42 per gallon. This marked a six-week period in which prices rose and then fell. Current prices are 9.6 cents higher per gallon than they were a month ago, but are still 23.5 cents lower than they were a year ago.

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The cheapest gas station in the Columbus area had a price of $3.11 per gallon, while the most expensive gas station had a price of $3.75, a difference of 64 cents per gallon. In Ohio, the average price of gasoline also fell by the same amount 12.1 cents from a week ago, to an average of $3.39, while nationally, gas prices rose slightly (3.1 cents) to $3.60 per gallon. It became.

Patrick de Haan, head of oil analysis at Gasbuddy, said the country avoided the price hikes that followed the oil crisis. drone attack About Israel Iranian attacks quickly diminished and reported damage was kept to a minimum. But if the conflict continues, it could disrupt oil prices.

“The risk to oil has decreased because the attack has been largely thwarted and largely failed, and Iran has shown that the attack is the end of its response,” De Haan said. “It is certainly possible that oil prices will rise further if Israel, which has promised to strike back with more attacks, actually continues to attack.”

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