Welcome

Thank you for visiting Paducahsun.com, online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Gas prices continue to fall

Staff report

Western Kentucky gas prices have dropped about one cent in the past week to roughly $3.357 a gallon, AAA Travel Services reported Tuesday, with prices in the region a little lower than prices statewide and Paducahans paying less at the pump than drivers in Louisville and Owensboro.

The association listed the average cost per gallon of regular, unleaded self-serve gas in Paducah at $3.320 -lower than Owensboro's at $3.359 and Louisville's $3.657, but slightly above Elizabethtown's $3.282 and Bowling Green's $3.165.

Prices for a gallon of unleaded regular gas in western Kentucky are nearly 25 cents less than a year ago with an average price of $3.357 this week compared to a price of $3.605 in 2013.

The average cost of gas per gallon of regular unleaded across the state was $3.417. AAA noted that Louisville has continued to have the highest price among the cities surveyed.

AAA also reported that Tuesday's national average gas price - about $3.43 - is the lowest for that calendar date since 2010, when the national average was $2.68. Tuesday's price is about 22 cents below the price on the same date in 2011 ($3.65) and about 40 cents less than 2012 ($3.83).

While geopolitical developments in Ukraine and Iraq remain front page news, oil markets have fallen steadily lower. The association stated that the drop reflects the assessment that global supplies remain unaffected.

The slide in oil prices continued Tuesday as West Texas Intermediate crude dropped $3.08 to $92.88 per barrel at the close of formal trading on the NYMEX. The price marks a decline of more than $10 per barrel since the start of July and is the lowest since Jan. 14.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 0546d3e81ca24998b60820c4250ff00a
Top Classifieds
  • 2 Free Cats with toys 270-898-4963 Details
  • Purebred Yorkie puppies, no papers, t ... Details
  • BASENJI (very rare) or Cocker pups. 2 ... Details
  • Men's Trek 7300 andWomen's ... Details
  • FNB Bank, Inc. will be accepting seal ... Details
  • CompletelyRemodeled-4 bdrm., 2 bath,1 ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't buy p ... Details
  • HandymanSpecial 3 BR 1 BA fenced inba ... Details
  • 3 BR, 2 ba, C/A, fenced in backyard, ... Details
  • FISHING RETREAT 4-SALE Older Mobile ... Details
  • Details
  • 9801 Enlow Dr. 2 Acres, 3 lg. bdrm., ... Details
  • 2002 36' DIESEL PUSHER 40,XXX MI ... Details
  • 2007 Mazda MX5Miata conv.hardtop, $85 ... Details
  • 26ft Coachman Cascade (2004) 13ft sli ... Details
  • 2011 Cadillac CTS 4 dr., cream color, ... Details
  • AUTOMOVER SPECIAL6 lines - 14 dayson ... Details
  • 2x3 18 Passenger Bus wheelchair lift ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Lawn pickers
  2. Holiday weekend kicks off another busy boating season
  3. City ignores veteran status of soldiers who fought for CSA
  1. Complaint raises questions over Bevin's link to mansion
  2. On television
  3. U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept
  1. Lawn pickers
  2. Holiday weekend kicks off another busy boating season
  3. City ignores veteran status of soldiers who fought for CSA
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...