The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in North Dakota has hit a 28-month high. Today’s statewide average is $2.54. The last time North Dakota motorists paid a higher average was in September 2015. During 2015 the average was as high as $2.76 during the summer months.
Last year, North Dakotans paid an average of $2.36 for regular gas. Motorist this year can expect to pay an additional 15 cents or more at the pump as the price of oil continues to trade at multi-year highs. While the statewide average isn’t expected to hit $3 at any point during the year, some communities may see prices at or above that level.
The spread between the low and high averages in communities across the state is often 40 cents or more, according to AAA data.