28 October 2019

NEWS RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:
Montrae Waiters, AAA spokeswoman, The Auto Club Group,
Cell (813) 244-0815, mwaiters@autoclubgroup.aaa.com
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GEORGIA
AVERAGE PRICE PER GALLON
$2.40 (- 3¢)

 

AAA: GEORGIA’S PUMP PRICES CONTINUE TO DROP

 

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ATLANTA, Ga., (October 28, 2019) — Georgia gas prices  dropped another 3 cents at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.40 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday’s state average is 3 cents less than a week ago, 16 cents less than this time last month, and 30 cents less than this time last year.

It now costs $36.00 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline. That is $6.60 less than what motorists paid in May of 2018, when pump prices hit their peak of $2.84 per gallon.

"Less expensive gas prices are a welcome relief to Georgia motorists,” said Montrae Waiters, spokeswoman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Although stocks have tightened, amid robust demand — which grew by 250,000 barrels last week to 9.6 million barrels— low crude prices have helped to push down pump prices. The trend is likely to continue pushing pump prices lower this week.” 

National Average Falls Alongside Gasoline Stocks

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.60 per gallon, which is 4 cents less than a week ago, 5 cents less than a month ago, and 22 cents less than a year ago. Total domestic gasoline stocks continue to decline, according to new data from the Energy Information Administration.

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive Georgia metro markets – Hinesville-Fort Stewart ($2.45), Savannah ($2.43), and Atlanta ($2.42).
  • Least expensive Georgia metro markets – Catoosa-Dade-Walker ($2.28), Dalton-Rome ($2.30) and Albany ($2.32).                                        

CURRENT AND PAST PRICE AVERAGES (Regular Unleaded Gasoline)

Sunday

Saturday

Week Ago

Month Ago

One Year Ago

2018 High

Record High

National

$2.60

$2.60

$2.64

$2.65

$2.82

$2.97 (5/26/2018)

$4.11   (7/17/2008)

Georgia

$2.40

$2.40

$2.43

$2.56

$2.70

$2.84 (5/27/2018)

$4.16   (9/15/2008)

Click here to view current gasoline price averages

 

Gas Price Survey Methodology

AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

About The Auto Club Group

The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9.9 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 60 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. Visit AAA on the Internet at AAA.com.

 

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