Retail gasoline in the U.S. rose above year-earlier levels for a fourth week after crude futures capped the biggest monthly gain since October, the Energy Department said in a weekly retail report.
The national average price for regular gasoline gained 6.7 cents to $3,843 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 4.6 percent from $3.674 a year earlier.
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