GAS PRICES DOWN ONE CENT, SAYS AAA

Posted: September 3rd, 2019

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down one cent this week, according to AAA Northeast.

AAA’s September 3 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.59 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is two cents higher than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.57. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was twenty-five cents higher at $2.84.  

“As an east coast storm, Hurricane Dorian is not threatening major oil and gas infrastructure so its impact is localized to its path along the east coast,” said Mary Maguire, Director of Public and Legislative Affairs. “For New England and the rest of the country, demand, which remains high, is chipping away at supply, but not at a high enough rate to increase gas prices.”

The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 67 cents, from a low of $2.39 to a high of $3.06. AAA advises motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area, and to make sure they and their passengers buckle up — every time.

Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:

Self Serve                                           Grade                        

$2.59 ($2.39-$3.06)                            Regular Unleaded                  

$2.83 ($2.65-$3.19)                            Midgrade Unleaded               

$3.03 ($2.75-$3.39)                            Premium Unleaded                

$2.96 ($2.69-$3.29)                            Diesel 

            Find the most up-to-date local gas prices with the AAA Fuel Finder by visiting AAA.com/FuelFinder.