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February Gas Prices Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — The average price for gasoline in Eugene rose 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week.

According to GasBuddy’s daily survey, the average price per gallon was $3.66 on Sunday. Sunday’s price was 2.9 cents per gallon lower than last year, but 31.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

“The steady climb of retail gas prices is likely to continue following double-digit increases in wholesale prices with fuel production tightening in the majority of the country’s refineries,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Gregg Laskoski.

The national average for gasoline increased 11.9 cents per gallon over the last week to $3.68 per gallon. This is 16.7 cents per gallon higher than a year ago and 42.2 cents per gallon more than last month.

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