Tensions in Iraq Are Driving Gas Prices Up in Shreveport Bossier and the Nation
With the tension in Iraq continuing to flare up, what will happen with gas prices?
On Sunday, you could get regular unleaded for $3.16 a gallon at Sam’s Club on Youree Drive. We checked out gasbuddy.com and you can still find some local stations selling gas for prices under $3.20 a gallon. The Kangaroo Station at Youree and Bert Kouns has gas for sale at $3.19 a gallon, while it’s $3.21 at Sam’s Club today. WalMart, Raceway and some Circle K stores have gas @ $3.23 a gallon. The cheapest price we could find in Bossier City is at the Clark Station on Airline @ Melrose where it’s $3.21/gallon. Other stations in Bossier City are all priced above $3.30/gallon. In Baton Rouge, the lowest price is $3.19/gallon. Prices in New Orleans are above $3.30/gallon today. A couple of stations have gas at $3.29. In Dallas, the lowest you will find is $3.39 and that’s only at a handful of stations. Dallas drivers are already paying over $3.40/gallon.
Let’s take a look at some of the state averages:
South Carolina: $3.37