Gas Prices On The Rise

gas pricesThe most expensive oil of 2015 triggered increases at the gas pump, and prices could continue to climb this week. The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.45 per gallon, up 6 cents since last week. The price rose 9 cents in Tennessee to $2.26 per gallon.
A primary factor driving prices this week was more expensive oil prices keyed by a combination of increased geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, a sharply lower U.S. dollar, and the release of OPEC’s monthly market report. News of Al Qaeda militants taking control of a major oil terminal in Yemen stoked some fears that violence could spread in the region.
The price per gallon in Coffee County shows Manchester’s low price is $2.16 and in Tullahoma the low price per gallon is $2.18.