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PUMP PATROL: Average price for gas on Long Island jumps to $4.43

The price for a gallon of regular gas on Long Island is up almost 60 cents in the last week.

News 12 Staff

Mar 9, 2022, 11:04 AM

Updated 834 days ago

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President Joe Biden says he'll do what he can to keep gas prices down, but just how high will they go?
“It may easily go up to $5 or $5.50 before this is over, and then eventually the slowdown with the economy, more supply will come in and the prices will go down maybe in 6 to 9 months,” says Hofstra Economics Professor Robert Guttman.
According to AAA, the national average for a gallon of regular sits at $4.25, up another 8 cents from Tuesday.
The average price in New York is always a little higher than the national average, today it is at $4.43 a gallon.
On Long Island, the average price also stands at $4.43 - which is up almost 60 cents in the last week.


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