AAA survey finds gas prices unchanged


Gasoline prices in Rhode Island remain the same this week, according to AAA Northeast.

AAA Northeast’s October 7 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.50 per gallon. Rhode Island’s price is 15 cents below the national average of $2.65. A year ago at this time, the average price in Rhode Island was 34 cents higher at $2.84 per gallon.

“Most motorists around the country are seeing gas prices stabilize or decline,” said Lloyd Albert, AAA Northeast Senior Vice President of Public and Government Affairs. “On the whole, we are seeing gasoline demand pushing lower amid healthy supply levels, ultimately keeping prices stable or cheaper for most motorists.”

The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 42 cents, from a low of $2.35 to a high of $2.77


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