Contact Us

Gasoline Prices Could Stay Relatively Low During Summer

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Gasoline prices may not be too bad this summer for those looking to take a road trip with the family, on a motorcycle, or that sports car dying for some attention.

AAA Spokesman Don Redman says gas prices look to remain steady for this summer.

“Last year, heading into June and July, we were considerably cheaper,” Redman explain.  ”We had finished April of last year at our high of $3.73 on average.  By July, our average had dropped to $3.11.”

If the same pattern shows through this year, we could definitely see prices settle down into the same range.

“If the forecast is correct, we could see a significant break in the pumps early this summer,” noted the AAA spokesman.  He says it is tough to forecast it accurately because prices of fuel and oil are heavily driven by the news of the day.

However, he notes that hurricanes or a conflict in the Middle East could cause prices to change course and head more upstream.

Today, the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Shreveport-Bossier will cost about $3.29.  It’s a penny less than yesterday, three cents less than a week ago, and a penny less than a month ago.  Last year, we were paying $3.37 per gallon.

In Texarkana, drivers in Arkansas are paying about $3.32 per gallon on average, down five cents from yesterday, a nickel from a week ago, and about a penny more than a month ago.  Last year, Arkansas-side drivers were paying about the same as today.

Texas-side drivers are paying $3.35 on average for a gallon of gasoline.  Insignificant change from yesterday, a nickel less than last week, but a dime more than last month.  Texarkana, Texas, drivers paid about $3.39 on average last year for a gallon of regular fuel.

Best of 710 KEEL

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://710keel.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KEEL VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KEEL VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.