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Gasoline Pump Prices in U.S. Rise to $3.776 a Gallon, EIA Says

August 27, 2012

Retail gasoline in the U.S. rose above year-earlier levels for a third week as crude futures traded above $95 for the first time in three months, the Energy Department said in a weekly retail report.

The national average price for regular gasoline gained 3.2 cents to $3.776 a gallon from a week earlier, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in the report posted on the agency’s website. The price was up 4.1 percent from $3.627 a year earlier.

The price of diesel fuel at the pump rose to $4.089 a gallon.

To contact the reporter on this story: Lynn Doan in San Francisco at ldoan6@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dan Stets at dstets@bloomberg.net


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