Gas stations in Washington will reprogram pumps to prepare for $ 10 a gallon of fuel as the average price soars to $ 4.57 a gallon – nearly double the $ 2.41 in Trump’s last month in office.
- The National Gas Station Network will reprogram its pumps in Washington State to consider the possibility of $ 10 a gallon of gasoline
- The average price of gasoline in the country on Wednesday reached $ 4.57, which is almost twice the average of $ 2.41 in the last month of Trump’s tenure
- Gasoline began to run out at other stations in the state, and a local Facebook group found 10 stations that ran out of fuel
- Meanwhile, some states, such as California, are reporting rising prices to $ 5.98 this week
The national gas station network will reprogram its pumps Washington State to place fuel at $ 10 a gallon as the country’s average gasoline price soars to $ 4.57 a gallon, nearly double the average of $ 2.41 in the last month of Trump’s tenure.
Meanwhile, some states – for example California – reported spiraling prices up to $ 5.98 this week.
RussiaThe war in Ukraine has a strong impact on the price of crude oil, which is 114.20 dollars per barrel.
US gas prices hit a record high of $ 4.48 a gallon on Monday
Gas prices have also risen. Rising crude oil prices led to the last period of stagflation in the United States in the 1970s
This is coupled with growth inflation 8.3 percent are the main culprits for drivers spending more than $ 100 to refuel a full tank of conventional unleaded gas in nearly a third of the country.
Gas prices rose 27 percent from the day before Russia brutally invaded Ukraine earlier this year.
“Everything points to even higher prices. We are on the way to $ 5, ”said Andy Lipov, president of Lipow Oil Associates. CNN with almost certain that prices will rise higher by Remembrance Day, possibly to $ 4.75 a gallon.
The AAA reports that California, Washington, Nevada and Hawaii average above $ 5 a gallon, and Oregon is not far behind.
The average gas price a year ago was $ 3.04 a gallon. Prices recovered after the pandemic, when house orders and business closures cut demand for gasoline.