June 8 The average price of gasoline in the
United States changed little, rising 0.35 cents to $3.6911 per
gallon over the past three weeks, according to the Lundberg
survey released on Sunday.
Trilby Lundberg, the publisher of survey, said that prices
held "remarkably steady" over the period from May 16 until June
"It's no shock considering that crude oil prices fluctuated
very gently," she said adding that supply also kept up with
"Retail prices are more likely to slip from here than to
rise," Lundberg said.
The price of gasoline peaked this year on May 2 when the
price per gallon was $3.725.
Of the cities surveyed in 48 states, San Francisco had the
highest price at $4.14 per gallon while Baton Rouge, Louisiana
had the lowest price at $3.33 per gallon.
The current price is above its year-ago level by 5.26 cents.
(Reporting by Jennifer Saba in New York; Editing by Nick