Oklahoma now has lowest average gas price in the nation

The Associated Press

AAA Oklahoma said Wednesday that a gallon of self-serve regular gas in the state is an average of just more than $1.57 per gallon.

Gas station attendant Carlos Macar pumps gas in Andover, Mass. Oil prices have plummeted over the last year, a result of high global supplies and weaker demand than expected. U.S. drivers are paying less than $2 a gallon on average for the first time since the Great Recession. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The average price of gasoline in Oklahoma is now the lowest in the nation.

AAA Oklahoma said Wednesday that a gallon of self-serve regular gas in the state is an average of just more than $1.57 per gallon. Missouri has the second lowest average price at $1.60 per gallon. The national average is $1.87 per gallon.

Also, the citywide average in Tulsa of $1.43 per gallon is the lowest average price among the nation's major metropolitan areas. Drivers in Oklahoma City are paying an average of $1.56 per gallon while the cost is just more than $1.58 per gallon in Lawton.

The most expensive gas is in California where the average price is $2.74 per gallon.

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