US gas prices jump 25 cents over past 2 weeks

Gasoline prices at US pumps jump 25 cents over past 2 weeks; cost of diesel up too

Associated Press

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 25 cents over the past two weeks.

The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.59. Midgrade costs an average of $3.75 a gallon, and premium is $3.89.

Diesel was up 12 cents to $4.07 gallon.

Of the cities surveyed in the lower 48 states, Billings, Mont., has the nation's lowest average price for gas at $3.05. Los Angeles has the highest at $4.10.

In California, the lowest average price was $3.82 in Sacramento. The average statewide for a gallon of regular was $3.99, up 37 cents.

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