.
News Alert
Skydiver ID'd After Fatal South Jersey Fall In…

Gas Prices Up, Higher than National Average

Upper Dublin gas prices are higher than the regional and national averages; check out the prices at local gas stations.

Gas prices in the Philadelphia area jumped about a nickel per gallon over last week, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report … and they jumped a bit higher in the Upper Dublin area.

According to AAA, the price for a gallon of regular gas in the Philadelphia region is $3.77; premium gas will cost you another $0.28 per gallon. Those prices are both up more than a quarter over last month.

About a year ago, regular fuel was about a dime cheaper per gallon and premium gas was $0.15 per gallon less than it is now.

Prices at gas stations in the Upper Dublin area are generally higher than both the regional and the national averages — fuel prices at almost every gas station jumped over last week.

The cheapest regular fuel can be had at Cumberland Farms — it’s going for $3.74 per gallon. If your car’s compression ratio is higher and demands the more expensive stuff, hit up the Shell station or the Sunoco station — both places are selling premium gas for $4.09. Incidentally, most cars that require “premium” gas require a minimum octane rating of 91, making 92 and 93 octane fuel unnecessary. Sunoco sells 91 octane and it’s usually a couple cents cheaper than the sometime-unnecessary 93 octane gas.

And how far are we from the highest-ever gas prices? The highest average price for regular fuel in the Philadelphia region was $4.16 in June 2008.

Gas Station Regular, Feb. 19 Premium, Feb. 19  Difference Over Last Week, Regular/Premium Cumberland Farms, Limekiln Pike $3.74 $4.11 +$0.09/+$0.11 Sunoco, Dreshertown Road and Limekiln Pike 3.79 4.09 +0.11/+0.12 Exxon, Limekiln Pike and Norristown Road 3.89 4.19 no change Shell, Butler and Bethlehem pikes 3.79 4.09 +0.10/+0.10 7-Eleven, Butler and Bethlehem pikes 3.81 4.21 +0.12/+0.22 Lukoil, Pennsylvania Avenue and Bethlehem Pike 4.03 4.32 +0.06/0.05 Average 3.84 4.17 Philadelphia Average 3.77 4.05 +0.06/+0.05 National Average 3.75 4.05 +0.15/+0.14
Patrick A. McGee February 21, 2013 at 01:51 AM
Thanks this is a great service to the Patch users.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something