Statewide gas price has double-digit drop for second straight week


In the tricounty region, average pump prices were two cents less than a week ago, including in Broward County [$2.51], Palm Beach County [$2.58], and Miami-Dade County [$2.56]. Metro Detroit's current average is about $2.57 per gallon, about 10 cents less than last week's average and about 47 cents more than this same time past year.

Las Vegas- $2.66/g, down 0.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.67/g.

AAA reports the most expensive fuel can be found in the City of Chicago, at $3 per gallon.

The state's current average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline is about $2.53 per gallon, the Dearborn-based auto club said in a news release early Monday. West Texas Intermediate, a crude oil benchmark, rose almost $4 last week, an increase that would often result in a 10 cent increase at the pump, AAA said.

During its Thursday meeting, OPEC is expected to decide whether to extend an existing agreement to cut down 1.8 million barrels of oil per day.

"AAA has tracked gas prices very closely over the years".

According to, gas prices on Cape Cod are selling for as low as $2.39 per gallon and as high as $2.73.

"Gasoline prices took a breather heading into Thanksgiving which may last another few days, but as oil prices perk back up heading into OPEC's annual meeting, we may see a rebound soon", said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy.

Michigan's lowest average was about $2.39 in the Saginaw area.