Saturday, July 20, 2024

Gasoline Prices in Shreveport Experience Slight Increase Amid National Stability

by BIZ Magazine

Shreveport, LA (May 24, 2024) – Gasoline prices in Shreveport have seen a minor increase of 2.3 cents per gallon over the past week, averaging $2.93 per gallon, according to a recent survey by GasBuddy. Despite this rise, prices in Shreveport remain 17.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 12.9 cents per gallon lower than the same time last year.

The latest survey, covering 177 stations across Shreveport, also revealed a significant price range within the city. The cheapest station offered gas at $2.63 per gallon, while the most expensive was $3.29 per gallon, a notable 66-cent difference. Statewide, the lowest price observed was $2.58 per gallon, and the highest was $3.99 per gallon, a disparity of $1.41 per gallon.

On a broader scale, the national average price of gasoline has risen marginally by 0.3 cents per gallon, now standing at $3.41 per gallon. This national average is down 18.8 cents per gallon from a month ago and 14.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. Meanwhile, the national average price of diesel has increased by 2.4 cents in the last week, reaching $3.76 per gallon.

Historical Gasoline Prices Comparison:

  • June 24, 2023: $3.06/g (U.S. Average: $3.56/g)
  • June 24, 2022: $4.41/g (U.S. Average: $4.92/g)
  • June 24, 2021: $2.70/g (U.S. Average: $3.08/g)
  • June 24, 2020: $1.81/g (U.S. Average: $2.17/g)
  • June 24, 2019: $2.19/g (U.S. Average: $2.66/g)
  • June 24, 2018: $2.52/g (U.S. Average: $2.83/g)
  • June 24, 2017: $2.00/g (U.S. Average: $2.26/g)
  • June 24, 2016: $2.08/g (U.S. Average: $2.31/g)
  • June 24, 2015: $2.54/g (U.S. Average: $2.78/g)
  • June 24, 2014: $3.49/g (U.S. Average: $3.68/g)

Regional Gas Price Comparisons:

  • Little Rock: $2.87/g, down 0.7 cents from last week’s $2.88/g
  • Dallas: $3.11/g, up 3.5 cents from last week’s $3.07/g
  • Louisiana: $2.96/g, up 1.9 cents from last week’s $2.94/g

Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, commented on the trends: “With summer now officially here, we’ve seen the national average price of gasoline holding most steady compared to last week, with some states seeing their traditional price cycling every couple of weeks, while others have seen prices slowly slip. For now, gasoline prices may see little movement ahead of July 4 as oil prices have risen above $80. But the good news is that instead of the national average jumping to follow the rising price of oil, it’s holding steady. The bummer is that the decreases we hoped for will have to wait, thanks to oil’s climb.”

GasBuddy continues to be the leading source for real-time gas price information, updating data 288 times daily from nearly 150,000 stations across the United States and Canada. For comprehensive and up-to-date pricing information, visit GasBuddy.

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About GasBuddy:
GasBuddy is the authoritative voice for gas prices and the only source for station-level data. It offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on gas prices, including averages, graphs, maps, and historical pricing data covering the U.S. and Canada.

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