Aug 29, 2017
Harvey sends gasoline prices higher
Gasoline prices are beginning to rise in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, with at least 12% of America's refinery capacity currently offline. The average national retail cost of regular fuel has climbed 4 cents per gallon over the past week, per AAA, while mid-grade and premium are both up 5 cents per gallon.
And, if history is a guide, expect the increases to continue: