Gas prices in Massachusetts have reached record highs, says AAA

Gas prices in Massachusetts have reached record highs, says AAA



JOURNALIST: THIS IS A STORY FOR MANY DRIVERS NEVER NOTICE. BUT DIESEL IS AN UNSEEN INGREDIENT IN SO MANY THINGS WE BUY. IN MASSACHUSETTS, ITS PRICE IS MORE THAN LOW. WARREN SHAW USES DIESEL FUEL FOR POR WEHIS TRACTORS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT AT ITS DAIRY FARM IN DRACUT. IN FACT, IN ADDITION TO FEEDING HIS COWS, SHAW SAYS IT’S HIS HIGHEST COST.NS >> DIESEL IS CURRENTLY REALLY SOWING HIS HEART FROM OUR BUSINESS BUDGET. JOURNALIST: ACCORDING TO AAA, IN MASSACHUSETTS, THE AVERAGE STCO OF REGULAR GAS WROTE FROM $ 2.86 PER GALON TO $ 4.39 PER GALON LAST YEAR, 5.3% USED AT THE SAME TIME, DIESEL DISTANCED TO USD 60 FROM 63 . A27 GALLON, 107% INCREASE. WARREN, WHO IS ALSO THE PRESIDENT OF FARMA BUREAU MASSACHUSETTSA, SAYS HE DIDN’T RAISE THE PRICE OF MILK, AT LEAST NOT YET. HOW MUCH MORE DIESEL DOES YOU HAVE TO PICK UP TO INCREASE THAT PRICE OF MILK? >> NOT A LOT. JOURNALIST: ANTHD E THE INFLUENCE OF FUEL PRICES ON FOOD PRICES DOES NOT STOP ON THE FARM. TRUCKS WHICH TAKE FOOD TO STORES ALSO WORK ON DIESEL. SO ARE THE TRAILER TRAILERS THEY PL.UL AND SO ARE THE THINGS THAT ARE IN THE REAR TRUCK? DO THEY COST ME MORE. >> I SEE THE HIGHER NUMBER OF DIESEL IN EVERYTHING I BUY. AS SOON AS YOU BUY IT IS DELIVERED BY TRUCK. JOURNALIST: SHAW PREDICTS THAT DIESEL PRICES ARE SO HIGH THAT MORE OIL REFINERIES WILL SOON SWITCH TO IT. HE SAYS IT WILL PROBABLY STABILIZE DIESEL PRICES, BUT EVEN MORE THE PRICE OF GASOLINE. >> NONE OF THESE ARE GOOD. REPORT: US MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE FORECASTED FOOD PRICES IN UNITED STATES TO JUMP BETWEEN% 5 THIS YEAR

Gas prices in Massachusetts have reached record highs, says AAA

Gas prices in Massachusetts reached a record high, according to new AAA data on Monday. The average price of regular gasoline in Bay State is now $ 4.39 a gallon, according to AAA. The national average is $ 4.32 per gallon, AAA said. Diesel prices have also reached record highs in Massachusetts. The price is now $ 6.27 per gallon – more than twice as much as a year ago. In Massachusetts, the average price per gallon of regular has risen 18 cents in the past week. In the last month, the average has risen by 27 cents. Experts say the recent jump is due to fluctuating oil prices and insufficient gas supplies.

Gas prices in Massachusetts reached record levels, according to new AAA data on Monday.

The average price of regular gasoline in Bay State is now $ 4.39 a gallon, according to AAA. The state average is $ 4.32 per gallon, AAA said.

The price of diesel is also at a record high in Massachusetts. The price is now $ 6.27 per gallon – more than twice as much as a year ago.

In Massachusetts, the average price per gallon of regular has risen 18 cents in the past week. In the last month, the average has risen by 27 cents.

Experts say fluctuating oil prices and limited gas supplies are to blame for the recent jump.

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