Nevada Gas Prices Remain Steady; Reno Highest At $4 Per Gallon

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LAS VEGAS, May 13, 2014 – Nevada’s pump prices held steady through the last month with no change in the Silver State‘s average price of $3.80 for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline.

Reno registers Nevada’s highest price, at $4.00 a gallon. The highest price of gas ever recorded in Nevada’s was in June of 2008, at $4.27 per gallon of unleaded regular.

All Las Vegas metro area pump prices held steady with no more than $0.03 increases and $0.04 decreases this past month.

North Las Vegas is registering the state’s lowest pump price, in metro areas tracked by AAA, with drivers paying an average price of $3.73 per gallon for unleaded regular gas

“With ample supplies and no major refinery issues, Nevadans continues to experience a steady trend in gas prices,” said Cynthia Harris, AAA Nevada spokesperson. “But continuing geopolitical concerns, any major refinery disruptions or a severe hurricane season (June 1- November 30) could send the state average higher than anticipated.”

The national average price also stayed relatively constant with only a $0.03 increase since AAA’s fuel price report in May. Today, the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.65.

This is the same price as yesterday, $0.02 lower than a week ago and a month ago, and $0.01 higher than a month ago. Hawaii has the highest average price, $4.36. California reports the highest average price in the contiguous states, at $4.11. Arkansas enjoys the lowest average price, $3.38.