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.
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