The cost of the Regular brand exceeded $4.33 per gallon.
The cost of gasoline at gas stations in the United States for the fourth day in a row updates the historical maximum, on Friday it exceeded $4.33 per gallon (3.785 liters) of the Regular brand. This is evidenced by the data of the non-profit American Automobile Association, which tracks prices for more than 60 thousand gas stations.
According to her, the average cost of a gallon of gasoline by Friday morning reached $4,331 in the United States. On Tuesday, gasoline prices in the country rose to $4.173 per gallon of the Regular brand, updating the historical maximum set in July 2008, when the cost of fuel was $4.11 per gallon. On Wednesday, the cost of fuel rose to $4,252 per gallon, on Thursday – to $4,318. The cost of one gallon of diesel fuel on Friday rose to $5,132 per gallon, also once again updating the historical maximum.
The price of WTI crude oil futures for April deliveries rose on Friday by $2.16 (2.04%) to $108.18 per barrel. U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that gasoline prices for ordinary Americans will continue to rise due to sanctions against Russia.