Higher oil prices mean higher gasoline prices, though analysts said the rally for oil shouldn't push the price up too much higher given the recent slowdown in exploration and production work in the United States.
Prices at the pump hit a two-month high on Monday at $2.35 a gallon, according to GasBuddy data.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in MA is up by 5 cents this week. That price is still above the national average of $2.33 a gallon, which is a 2.1 cents per gallon increase.
According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on August 7 in Pennsylvania have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.20/g in 2016, $2.69/g in 2015, $3.57/g in 2014, $3.62/g in 2013 and $3.61/g in 2012.
Average retail gasoline prices in IN have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,271 gas outlets in Indiana.
Gas prices in Hagerstown are at $2.34 per gallon, according to AAA, which is up 18 cents from a year ago and 4 cents from a week ago. Prices in Florida averaged $2.29 per gallon on Sunday, the same as they had been a week before.
At $2.09 per gallon, SC has the cheapest gas in the nation. Pump prices in 47 states and Washington, D.C., moved higher last week, resulting from strong demand, rising exports and declining US crude oil inventory levels. "With summer demand running full steam ahead, drivers can expect prices to continue rising".