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AAA: Florida gas prices falling after crude oil plunges

State average slips to $3.30 per gallon

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Florida gas prices are slowly adjusting to the recent crude oil price plunge. Sunday's state average has slipped to $3.30 per gallon, after declining 4 cents during the past week. That downward trend is likely to continue this week, unless oil prices suddenly rebound. 

Crude oil prices plummeted after Thanksgiving, on concerns about how the omicron variant could impact global fuel demand. The price of US crude dropped 13% after Thanksgiving and remained down all last week. Friday's closing price of $66.26 per barrel is 15% below the price on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. It's also 21% below the 2021 high of $84.15/b - which was recorded nearly four weeks ago.

"An oil price drop of that magnitude, if sustained, could potentially drive the state average back below $3 a gallon," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "But it won't happen overnight. Florida pump prices are falling at a rate of 1-cent a day. Unless that rate accelerates, it could take a few more weeks before pump prices fully adjust."

Apopka Gas Prices

Price Station Area
$2.95
 
Sam's Club
1500 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.23
 
RaceTrac
1652 East Semoran Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.24
 
Wawa
1609 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.24
 
RaceTrac
700 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.25
 
BP
277 East Main Street
 
Apopka
$3.25
 
7-11
1495 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.25
 
Mobil
2229 East Semoran Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.26
 
Circle K
1500 North Wekiva Springs Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.27
 
Wawa
449 West Main Street
 
Apopka
$3.28
 
Chevron
1025 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.48), Naples ($3.37), Fort Lauderdale ($3.35)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Crestview-Fort Walton Beach ($3.17), The Villages ($3.19), Pensacola ($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 reduces fuel economy. 
  • Enroll in savings programs. AAA Members who enroll in Shell's Fuel Rewards program can save 5 cents per gallon when they fill up at Shell. Click here for more information.

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 $3.359 $3.363 $3.394 $3.421 $2.161 $4.11   (7/17/2008)
Florida $3.299 $3.305 $3.341 $3.293 $2.156 $4.08   (7/17/2008)
Georgia $3.183 $3.188 $3.220 $3.255 $1.997 $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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