By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Gas prices in the Chicago area are on the rise, up 7 percent in the past week, as local refineries deal with production issues. “Several Illinois refineries have experienced kinks […]
For the first time this year, the average price of gas in the Chicago area has climbed to more than $3 per gallon.
The rising cost of crude oil is causing gas prices to go up nationwide, and Chicago could soon see it hit over $3 a gallon.
If you’ve filled your tank in the past couple days, you’ve probably noticed a sudden spike in gas prices.
Motorists will continue to enjoy the lower prices at the gas pump.
Gasoline prices are dropping a little, but we’re still paying an average of $3.80 per gallon for regular unleaded in the Chicago area. One way to save at the pump is by using a gas rewards credit card. There are a lot of them out there, so CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker looked at how to choose the best one for you.
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said even he was surprised at how much gas prices jumped on Thursday, just in the time between when he went to work and when he got home.
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com said lingering effects of the harsh winter were to blame for the recent spike in gas prices.
Pain at the pump? CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley tells us what’s behind the latest spike.
With a gallon of regular unleaded now going for an average of $4.70 per gallon, Chicago’s gas prices are even higher than Hawaii’s.
Higher pump prices are partly because of havoc caused by weather-related power outages. Three refineries went down, and two pipelines temporarily were halted.
Hold on to your wallets: we are in the middle of a gas price spike, and experts say it will only get worse.
How painful will filling up at the pump be this year? On Monday, experts were giving their first look at what’s ahead for gas prices.
Travel is expected to be up this holiday season, and one big reason is plummeting gas prices.
This year will go down as another record-setting year for high gas prices in the Chicago area.
Pain at the pump continues in Illinois, as the Great Lake states wrestle with the some of the highest gas prices in the country.
Chicago area gas prices have shot back above $4 per gallon — just barely.
After weeks of dour outlooks and record highs, gas prices in greater Chicago have receded – potentially for the rest of the travel season.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with an expert about which cash-back credit cards are best for gasoline buyers.
It’s been no holiday for drivers trying to fill up at the pump. Gas prices continue to rise. As of Monday, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Chicago was $3.51, up 9 cents from a week ago.