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Posted May 26, 2017Today in Energy

Gasoline prices ahead of Memorial Day are higher than 2016, but second lowest since 2009 ›

Gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day weekend average $2.40 per gallon (gal) nationally, up from last year's price of $2.30/gal. Despite the year-over-year increase, 2017 marks the second-lowest price ahead of the Memorial Day weekend since 2009, when the national average price of retail regular gasoline was $2.31/gal. More


Source: Provided by GasBuddy.com

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WTI crude oil futures price

5/25/2017: $48.90/barrels

down$0.45 from week earlier
down$0.66 from year earlier

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5/25/2017: $3.184/MMBtu

up$0.002 from week earlier
up$1.192 from year earlier

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5/20/2017: 14.339 million tons

up0.849 million tons from week earlier
up2.424 million tons from year earlier

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5/19/2017: 2,444 Bcf

up75 Bcf from week earlier
down371 Bcf from year earlier

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5/19/2017: 516.3 million barrels

down4.4 million barrels from week earlier
up10.8 million barrels from year earlier

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