2021-11-16

California has the highest oil price in the United States

By yqqlm yqqlm

China News Agency, San Francisco, November 16 – according to the data of the American Automobile Association, the gasoline price in California hit a record high that day, and the average price of ordinary gasoline per gallon soared to $4.682, ranking first in all States in the United States

the Los Angeles Times reported that California broke the oil price record for the second consecutive day. According to the data on the website of the American Automobile Association, the average price of regular gasoline in California reached $4.676 per gallon on the 14th. Previously, the highest average price of ordinary gasoline in California was $4.671 in October 2012

California has the highest oil price in the United States

on the 15th, the average price of ordinary gasoline in Los Angeles County climbed to $4.672, close to the record of $4.705 set nine years ago. This figure is about 7.9 cents higher than a week ago, 20.8 cents higher than a month ago and $1.52 higher than a year ago. The average price of ordinary gasoline in Orange County rose to $4.635, close to the local record of $4.69 set in October 2012. The average price of regular gasoline in San Francisco set a new record of $4.867 per gallon that day

CNN reported that at present, the oil price in California is the highest in the United States. On the 15th, the average price of regular gasoline in the United States rose slightly to $3.415. In July 2008, the average price of regular gasoline in the United States hit a record of $4.114

Doug Shupei, spokesman of the American Automobile Association in Southern California, said that the rise in oil prices was mainly due to the rising cost of crude oil and the increase in gasoline demand. On the 12th, a barrel of West Texas Intermediate base crude oil on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed at $80.79, more than twice its 52 week low. Shupei said that with the improvement of the vaccination rate of Xinguan, people’s desire to travel has increased, and the demand for gasoline has increased

in addition, Jeffrey spring, spokesman of the American Automobile Association, said that bad weather also affected the production of refineries in California. In October this year, many places in California suffered record rainstorms

with the arrival of Thanksgiving holiday, American road traffic will usher in another peak. Shupei said that in the face of high oil prices, some people may reconsider their plans, but most people may stick to road transportation. He said that during the holidays, California car owners may face higher oil prices. (end)