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Northwest Pennsylvania Holds Steady as Gas Prices Dip Across the State


As June begins, the national average for a gallon of gasoline has decreased, driven by tepid demand and a lower oil price. As of June 2, the average cost per gallon in the United States is $3.54, marking a 13-cent drop from one month ago.

Pump prices across Pennsylvania have also edged lower in recent weeks. At an average of $3.73 statewide, each gallon is eight cents cheaper than last month.

However, fuel costs in the northwestern region of the Commonwealth have remained largely stagnant. In both Erie and Mercer County, a gallon of gas is priced at $3.85, reflecting a two-cent decrease from a week ago in both areas. For Erie, that price is one cent lower than last month, while for Mercer County, it remains unchanged from last month.

To find out more about gas prices nationally and locally, go here.