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Retail Gasoline in U.S. Rises to $3.843 a Gallon, EIA Says

September 04, 2012

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.

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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