The 28th consecutive increase put the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Los Angeles County in excess of $ 6 today, 19 days after exceeding $ 5 for the first time.
The average price rose 2.3 cents to $ 6,011, according to figures released Tuesday by the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. It rose $ 1,224 during the streak, including seven-tenths of a cent on Monday. That’s 17.5 cents more than a week ago, $ 1,224 more than a month ago, and $ 2,085 more than a year ago.
The average California price rose a penny to $ 5.86.
Orange County’s average price rose 2 cents to a record $ 5,967, the 31st consecutive increase. It rose $ 1,207 during the streak, including two-tenths of a cent on Monday.
Orange County’s average price is 16.7 cents more than a week ago, $ 1,202 more than a month ago, and $ 2,059 more than a year ago.
Prices in the Inland Empire also hit new highs on Tuesday.
In Riverside County, gasoline prices rose 29º consecutive days, 1.3 cents, to a record $ 5,881, one day after rising 1 cent.
The average price increased $ 1,176 during the streak, setting a record every day. That’s 14.7 cents more than a week ago, $ 1,174 more than a month ago, and $ 2,016 more than a year ago. The weekly increase of 14.7 cents is less than half the increase of 32.9 cents from the previous week.
In San Bernardino, prices rose 2 cents to $ 5.90.
Oil in New York fell after a volatile session for Brent futures when Germany and Hungary halted a possible embargo on Russian oil.
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