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What are gas prices in the US and each state? Today 25 June 2022

An energy expert has warned of the potential for “apocalyptic” gas prices, as President Biden calls for a federal gas tax holiday to ease the strain on US drivers.

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An energy expert has warned of the potential for “apocalyptic” gas prices, as President Biden calls for a federal gas tax holiday to ease the strain on US drivers.
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On Friday, an energy expert warned that the Unites States could witness “apocalyptic” gas prices if domestic oil refineries are affected by hurricane season. Speaking to Fox Business, OPIS’ Tom Kloza said: “Unfortunately, positive signs between now and… the middle of August may be just overwhelmed if we have an active tropical season. I think for gasoline, we go back above five, and…apocalyptic numbers come into play with hurricanes.”

Earlier this week, President Biden called on Congress to implement a three-month federal gas tax holiday, in a bid to ease the financial burden on American drivers. “President Biden understands that a gas tax holiday alone will not, on its own, relieve the run up in costs that we’ve seen,” a White House statement said on Wednesday. “But the President believes that at this unique moment when the war in Ukraine is imposing costs on American families, Congress should do what it can to provide working families breathing room.”

Date: Saturday 25 June 2022

Today’s national average: $4.908

Selected states’ daily average (prices vary across the state):

California $6.328

Texas $4.565

Florida $4.693

New York $4.927

A fuel nozzle in a car at a Shell gas station in Hercules, California, this week.
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A fuel nozzle in a car at a Shell gas station in Hercules, California, this week.BloombergGetty

In which states is gas most expensive?

The five states with the highest average regular gas prices today are:

California $6.328

Nevada $5.589

Alaska $5.575

Hawaii $5.572

Oregon $5.506

In which states is gas least expensive?

The five states for the lowest average regular gas prices today are:

Georgia $4.413

Mississippi $4.436

South Carolina $4.446

Arkansas $4.456

Louisiana $4.458

Prices are taken from the AAA Gas Prices website, a public service of the United States’ largest motoring and leisure travel membership organization. Every day, AAA surveys 120,000 stations in cooperation with WEX Inc.

Gas cost calculator

The AAA website includes a useful gas cost calculator to help Americans work out how much their trip is likely to cost. Just enter your starting location plus two, or three, destinations as well as car model details.

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