AAA: Fuel Prices Stall On Renewed Coronavirus Concerns, Brevard County Drivers Paying $2
By Space Coast Daily // June 17, 2020
U.S. crude oil declined 8 percent last week
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Florida gas prices exceeded $2 a gallon last week, for the first time since March. The state average is now $2.02 per gallon, yet remains 51 cents per gallon less than this time last year.
“The recent upward momentum in pump prices is beginning to stall amid renewed concerns regarding the coronavirus,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.
“Market-watchers are beginning to worry that elevated cases of Covid-19 in Florida and some other states could result in another drop in gasoline demand. For now, gas prices should hold steady this week with the possibility of a slight decline.”
The price of U.S. crude oil declined 8 percent last week. Friday’s closing price of $36.26 per barrel is $3.29 per barrel less than the week before.
Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($2.12), Gainesville ($2.07), Ocala ($2.04)
Least expensive metro markets – Pensacola ($1.97), Crestview-Fort Walton Beach ($1.99), Fort Myers-Cape Coral ($1.99)
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