gas pricesGasoline prices fell by just over 7 cents a gallon in the U.S. in the past two weeks, and are likely to stay steady.

The Lundberg Survey, carried out on Aug. 27, found the average price of regular self-serve gasoline at $2.70 per gallon - a decrease of 7.54 cents from two weeks earlier, according to CNN.

Trilby Lundberg, the publisher of the survey, told CNN that gas prices are tracking a fall in the price of crude oil.

"Absent any upset in the price of crude, (gasoline) prices should see little change or even a small drop," Lundberg said.

Gas prices are now the lowest since February.

The survey found the highest average price of gasoline was in San Francisco, California, at $3.13 per gallon. The lowest was in St. Louis, Missouri, at $2.39.

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St.Louis went up 25 cents this afternoon 2.34 to 2.59. I guess they felt like they were missing out on something

August 31 2010 at 9:53 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Door Gunner

Gas Prices Dropped ?? REALLY,,WHERE ??? It looks like that Muslim Butt Kissing Peanut head sitting in the oval office is learning how to spin faster that a break dancer because the prices in florida have gotten higher,,I wonder if BP has assigned a personal spin doctor to teach the 'Muslim's Messiah' their tricks for bullshitting the public,No,That can't be true because he is already too good at that,The 2008 election where he fooled the majority of the voters is proof enough of that.Maybe the next time he can ride with the secret service to fuel up his Armored Personell carrier that doubles as a Limo,and gets about 8 M.P.G. and he can see for himself what the prices are at the pump when he takes his 10th official vacation that is.Who in the heck does he think he's fooling,Definately not fooling anyone that drives and pays for their own gas thats for sure.

August 31 2010 at 6:19 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

paid $2.31 lastnight on rt9 sayreville,nj

August 31 2010 at 5:26 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Mr. Wonderful

I don't know where they are getting their gas information, but gas here in Ohio ROSE .20 a gallon in the last week. The price went from 2.45 a gallon to 2.65 a gallon. Where's the drop????? Besides, explain the rise in price this time. It's all a scam to gouge the public and increase prices across the board. Stop the madness by not buying the products. It's the only way to put and end to this huge scam.

August 31 2010 at 5:15 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I see some tree huggers on here that keep saying we need to all buy hybrid or electric cars..sorry most of us dont have 30,000 dollars laying around.. and that will never work. most of us cant afford electric or hybrid maintenance costs. battery alone is in the 5,000 price range..versus $150 for a good battery in a gas engine. and where are there plugs for electric cars? Until they make them affordable i will keep my trusty gasoline vehicle. i would like to see what happens in a bad accident with an electric do they stop you from getting shocked...oh n i doubt they can hold up to our nasty winters here in new england..can you imagine running out of juice cause you got stuck in the snow?? at least with gas I can just keep filling the tank n still run it to stay warm. See full article from DailyFinance:

August 31 2010 at 4:47 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
Mom and Dad

Oh what a freakin' break. 7 cents a gallon times 20 gallons. I'm gonna save $1.40, good God in the morning, now I can buy that bag of barbecued sunflower seeds I been staring at. Fill up the cement pond granny, we're gonna have a party. Make some hog jowls and will have Mr. Drysdale and Miss Hathaway over.

August 31 2010 at 3:48 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Funny in my neck of the woods it has gone up .10 cents a gallon in the last week after holding fairly steady for the last month.

August 31 2010 at 3:35 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

lets get it under.75cents

August 31 2010 at 2:39 AM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply

For Premium in California (ie: San Diego), the lower oil prices have yielded only gas prices of around $3.35/gallon. Not exactly giving it away with the lower oil prices these days. What comes when oil prices rise??

August 31 2010 at 2:20 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

The article states that the lowest price is here, in Saint Louis, @ $2.39 per gallon... I filled up last night, in Saint Louis (South County) and I paid $2.34 per gallon. I don't know for sure, why there is a nickel difference, but my guess is that the County, which surrounds St. Louis City, isn't charging a tax of some kind. Saint Louis City has a lot of quirky "gotcha" type laws, whereas the County, is more of a "free market" type of environment. St. Louis City is perpetually short on money and has more of an authoritarian attitude. Drive an extra mile (to get out of the City) and you'll be paying $2.34 per gallon. So, on a typical 20 gallon gas tank, you'll save $1 by gassing up while you're out shopping, in the county (where the malls are).

August 31 2010 at 1:08 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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Down to $2.31 in north county

August 31 2010 at 4:52 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply