Oregon gas prices hit peak


The price of gas in Oregon has risen to $3.88 a gallon, which experts believe is the peak.

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The price of gas in Oregon has risen to $3.88 a gallon, which experts believe is the peak.

The Lundberg Survey says that lower demand and slower growth of oil prices may keep gas prices from passing the $4.11 all-time high.

The average Oregon prices is currently 2 cents higher than the national average and up 2 cents in a week, 15 cents in a month and 90 cents in the past year, according to AAA.

National demand for gasoline, which should be rising this time of year, is falling instead. And for many, flying is out of the question — after all, airlines have to buy fuel, too, and fares are going up fast.

Read more at KGW.

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