Gas prices are up 5 cents in NY, US as a whole

Around New York State

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The New York and national average prices for a gallon of gas are both up five cents this week.

  • New York average: $2.51 ($2.64 one year ago)
  • National average: $2.47 ($2.44 one year ago)

“This morning, WTI crude increased is priced by more than $57, which is the highest settlement price of the year,” AAA says. “Crude prices rose last week after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its production reduction agreement partners met to review compliance with their agreement to collectively reduce their crude production by 7.2 million barrels per day.”

Here are the average prices across upstate New York:

  • Batavia – $2.44 (up five cents since last week)
  • Buffalo – $2.47 (up four cents since last week)
  • Ithaca – $2.50 (up three cents since last week)
  • Rochester – $2.50 (up four cents since last week)
  • Rome – $2.58 (up five cents since last week)
  • Syracuse – $2.48 (up five cents since last week)
  • Watertown – $2.59 (up five cents since last week)

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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