Gas prices on the rise

    With crude oil at its highest price in more than two years, gas prices are expected to increase even more in the coming weeks.

    As the new work week begins, Delawareans will find their wallets a bit lighter while traveling to their job. 

    According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, the price of gas in Delaware rose four cents over the weekend, hitting an average of about $2.82 for a gallon of regular. Diesel rose two cents over the weekend to $3.12.

    “One week into November, gas prices are holding steady, but how long will pump price stability last,” said Jana Tidwell, Public Affairs Specialist for AAA Mid-Atlantic.  “Crude oil prices reached 2010 highs last week, which will likely translate to slightly higher gas prices in the week ahead, as gas prices typically follow crude oil trends.”

    On a national level, the gas average rose three cents over the weekend to $2.85, while diesel rose three cents as well over the weekend to $3.12.

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