Gas Prices Jump 20 Cents Across Brazos Valley-Expect More Increases

By: Mike George Email
By: Mike George Email

If you've been filling up with gas anytime with in the last few weeks, you have noticed the rising price of gasoline. Here in Bryan College Station, some gas stops have raised their prices up to 20 cents.

But the Energy Department says don't expect prices to stop there. They still project pump prices to climb past $3 per gallon as more motorists hit the road in the spring and summer seasons.

In a report released Tuesday the Energy Information
Administration says for the full year, it sees a national average
price of $2.84 per gallon, up from an average price of $2.35 per
gallon in 2009.

The EIA expects oil prices to average above $80 per barrel this
spring, rising to an average of about $82 per barrel by the end of
the year and to $85 per barrel by the end of 2011.

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