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AAA: Gas prices edge lower as oil prices dip

State average now $3.28 per gallon

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Florida's average gas price is backing off the 2021 high of $3.32 per gallon. The state average is now $3.28 per gallon, after declining 3 cents last week.

The price of crude oil - which has been the main driver of rising gas prices this year - dropped 7% last week, as domestic oil production and stocks logged weekly gains. It was the first real sign of weakness in the oil market in a month. Unfortunately for motorists, half of that oil price drop was erased by the end of the week, as fuel demand continues to outpace global supplies. The price for U.S. oil settled at $81.27 per barrel, down $2.30 (3%) from the week before - lowering the cost of producing gasoline.

"Gas prices may inch a little lower this week, following the recent declines in the oil and gasoline futures market," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "Despite the setback, significant upward pressure remains in the oil market. Prices are still at 7-year highs and are likely to remain elevated through the holiday season, which will, in turn, keep upward pressure on prices at the pump."

Apopka Gas Prices

Price Station Area
$3.17
 
BP
277 East Main Street
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
Sam's Club
1500 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
RaceTrac
700 S Orange Blossom Trl & Sheeler Rd
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
Shell
1252 Apopka Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.19
 
RaceTrac
1652 East Semoiran Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.19
 
Circle K
1500 North Wekiva Springs Road
 
Apopka
$3.19
 
7-11
1495 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.22
 
Wawa
1609 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.22
 
Mobil
454 East Main Street
 
Apopka
$3.23
 
Chevron
1025 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.45), Fort Lauderdale ($3.34), Sebastian-Vero Beach ($3.33)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Sebring ($3.19), Punta Gorda ($3.20), The Villages ($3.22), Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater ($3.23)

Ways to Save on Gasoline

  • Combine errands to limit driving time.
  • Shop around for the best gas prices in your community. 
  • Consider paying cash. Some retailers charge extra per gallon for customers who pay with a credit card.
  • Remove excess weight in your vehicle. 
  • Drive conservatively. Aggressive acceleration and speeding reduce fuel economy. 

Find Florida Gas Prices

  • Daily gas price averages can be found at Gasprices.aaa.com 
  • State and metro averages can be found here

AAA GAS PRICE AVERAGES
(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)

Sunday Saturday Week Ago Month Ago One Year Ago Record High
National $3.421 $3.421 $3.401 $3.244 $2.117 $4.11   (7/17/2008)
Florida $3.283 $3.287 $3.308 $3.122 $2.010 $4.08   (7/17/2008)
Georgia $3.250 $3.252 $3.249 $3.037 $1.925 $4.16   (9/15/2008)
Click here to view current gasoline price averages


Gas Price Survey Methodology
AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

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