Gas prices across Alabama rise overnight

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Alabama are on the rise due in part to heightened tensions in the Middle East and cutbacks in oil production.

According to a survey from AAA, Monday's statewide average price
for a gallon of regular is $1.54. That's a penny higher than Sunday's average.

The national average for regular is $1.67.

Other motors fuels also climbed. Midgrade averaged $1.65 and
premium cost $1.70 a gallon.

Mobile area motorists are paying the highest metro average for
regular at $1.59. The cheapest city average was found in Birmingham
at $1.50 a gallon.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by Anonymous on Jan 5, 2009 at 02:23 PM
    the price of fuel has dropped as of late,,But beware!!! A Very Large increase in Gas Tax is soon to follow,,and soon after that increase,,,you guessed it,,The price of crude oil will sky rocket again!! The result is of Course,,We Get to Pay More!!!
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