But on Monday, oil prices fell more than 1 percent as the market eyed signs of rising US production.
"Gas prices have been falling in recent weeks, but it has been a slow drip", said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA. "Oil prices are at their highest point of the year, preventing the typical seasonal plunge at the pump". Any strong gains in oil this week should push pump prices higher.
Gas is priced cheaper at some gas stations in Oklahoma, Texas and OH, but Hixson boasts the cheapest prices of any area in the Southeast. Elsewhere, much of the rest of the nation may see gas prices continue to slowly trickle lower, but higher prices are on the horizon. "That's because Americans drive less in the winter due to shorter days and cooler weather", he said. At the close of Friday's formal trading session on the NYMEX, West Texas Intermediate, a crude oil benchmark, increased 96 cents to settle at $58.36. The cheapest was $2.36 in Pensacola.
The future for gasoline prices does not look good after OPEC decided last week to extend last year's agreement on oil production cuts, said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. Domestic oil inventory levels are lower than they were last year and gas prices are actually the highest they've been in three years.
When it came ashore in Ireland as a post-tropical storm, it was still the strongest storm to do so since 1961. CSU said the tropical Atlantic was also much warmer than normal during the peak of the hurricane season.
" Son rivales que vienen con pocas obligaciones y mucho entusiasmo , el Mundial les da una oportunidad única". Lionel Messi, sin dudas, es junto con Cristiano Ronaldo el máximo referente del fútbol mundial.
The Reifenbergs also have brought in pre-cut trees from MI to offset the lower supply at their farm caused by the droughts. The tall, narrow tree is popular at Christmas, in part because its stiff branches are suitable for holding ornaments.
Bland threatened when he made a birdie on 16 to get to 17-under but the lefthander's tee shot on 17 went wide left. Cameron Smith, early leader Jordan Zunic and Rhein Gibson were tied for fourth at nine-under.
The Georgia State Patrol was investigating and said "charges are pending" in the crash, which involved no other vehicles. GSP confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that troopers responded to the crash on SR 196 at Ray Road around 7:15 a.m.
Facebook has launched a stand-alone mobile app that allows minors to communicate with their parents and parent-approved friends. Balkam, a member of Facebook's advisory committee, said Facebook has been grappling with its under-aged users for a long time.