Ohio gas prices drop about 40 cents a gallon over month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Gas pump prices for a gallon of regular fuel have dropped about 40 cents from the average a month ago.

The state average reported in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. was about $1.50 compared with around $1.90 a month ago.

Ohioans also are seeing about a 10-cent drop from the previous week.

The state’s average price remained below the national average of $1.74 reported Monday.

The survey reports that the average price in Ohio a year ago was about $2.25, compared with a national average of around $2.18.

Gas prices have continued to remain relatively low as a result of the reduced seasonal demand and falling crude oil costs.


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