Gas prices had dropped to $3.31 per gallon this week, then Wednesday the price rapidly spiked to $3.49 per gallon in Rhinelander and Eagle River, $3.39 in Minocqua, but held at $3.30 in Antigo, according to the website gasbuddy. com
Gasbuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Gregg Laskoski says wholesale prices are to blame for the spike after a long downward trend...
Wisconsin gas prices continue to fall, and that’s great news for July Fourth holiday travelers.
Petroleum Analyst for the website gasbuddy.com, Gregg Laskoski, says the national average has fallen has fallen from $3.64 to $3.49 per gallon. In Wisconsin the decrease has been more dramatic, from $3.93 a month ago down to $3.44 today.
"Wisconsin was hit hard as part of the Great Lakes region and the Plains states that really had tremendous refinery and supply problems from mid-May up until recent weeks..."
Gas prices should be trending downward. That word from Senior Petroleum Analyst for the website gasbuddy.com Gregg Laskoski.
Northwoods motorists have seen prices above $4.00 a gallon for a couple of weeks. Laskoski says the statewide average is $3.98 today. He says summertime is traditionally a time for higher gas prices, but this spike was caused by a refinery problem..