Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

MO gas prices jump 15 cents during past week

Posted online
Missouri's average retail gasoline prices rose 15 cents per gallon during the week of July 4-10, averaging $3.53 per gallon yesterday.

State prices yesterday were 1.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago but $1.02 per gallon higher than the same day last year, according to a news release.

As of 10 a.m., the cheapest gas in the state was available for $3.24 per gallon at a station in Blue Springs, near Kansas City. The most expensive gas could be found at a station in Bonne Terre, south of St. Louis, for $3.70 per gallon.

The least expensive Springfield gas was $3.38 per gallon at Sam's Club, 745 W. El Camino Alto St., according to

Missouri recorded the 16th-lowest gas price average in the nation this morning, falling behind Arizona at the top spot.

The national gas price average increased 6.3 cents per gallon during the week to $3.63 per gallon yesterday, 9.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 91.7 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

The U.S. price per barrel for crude oil was $97.45 as of July 1, compared to $72.44 per barrel a year before, according to the most recent data available from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

According to the CME Group, light sweet crude oil futures for August were trading at $94.23 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange as of 10:06 a.m., compared to $96.62 the morning of July 5.

[[In-content Ad]]


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick
Open for Business: Crumbl Cookies

Utah-based gourmet cookie chain Crumbl Cookies opened its first Springfield shop; interior design business Branson Upstaging LLC relocated; and Lauren Ashley Dance Center LLC added a second location.

Most Read
Update cookies preferences