Americans have enjoyed cheap gas for years. That will change this summer

Vancouver gas prices crack $1.60 per litre

Vancouver gas prices crack $1.60 per litre

Drivers are prone to overpay by at least 20 cents per gallon "due to factors such as laziness and procrastination", according to a report from GasBuddy, a website and app that helps consumers find the best gas prices.

Arizona, AZ, April 30- Average retail gasoline prices in Arizona have risen 4.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.89/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,269 gas outlets in Arizona.

After almost a week above $3 per gallon, many Meadville-area gas prices dipped just below that mark on Monday. Crude prices are about 33 percent more expensive than they were this time a year ago.

The average price per gallon for gasoline in Greenville rose almost eight cents in the past week, the fuel price monitoring service Gas Buddy stated Monday.

Las Vegas- $3.19/g, up 3.0 cents per gallon from last week's $3.16/g. It's estimated US oil supplies are down by almost 1.1 million barrels compared to a year ago at this time.

"Just kind of grip it slowly until it starts flowing into your tank", said Amber Le of Liberty Tow Hawaii, "you'll get more gas and less air". San Bernardino prices are up to $3.594 from $2.994 a year ago.

Rising oil prices will translate into higher U.S. gas prices this summer driving season, private analysts and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) project. A wave of global economic growth has driven up demand for oil. With oil prices being so low last year and the year before, producers had hoped to control production and "put a floor under gasoline prices". Seven other states have statewide averages higher than $3 a gallon.

Gas prices typically rise in spring as oil refineries schedule maintenance and switch over to lower-emission fuel blends for summer.

Kansas drivers that want to pay less should drive south. Diesel is averaging $3.05, from $2.98 to $3.24. The state average rose a total of 10 cents for the month.

If you went to the gas station last week, you paid on average 1.5 cents per gallon less at the pump.

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