The price of regular unleaded gasoline at a Gorda, Calif., Station hit $ 7.59 on Thursday, as gasoline prices jump across the country to a 7-year high, according to a report .
Gorda station is known to have some of the highest prices in the country, as the next closest station is 12 miles away, ABC 7 reported. The premium price hit $ 8.50 at the central coast station.
President Biden joined CNN for a televised town hall Thursday night and said he did not expect prices to drop significantly in the near future.
“I guess you’ll start to see gasoline prices drop as we go into winter, I mean, sorry, until next year in 2022,” he said. -he declares.
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Oklahoma and Texas are the only two states in the country where the average price of gasoline is still below $ 3 a gallon, according to Patrick De Haan of GasBuddy.
Prices in Texas and Oklahoma average $ 2.99 and $ 2.97 per gallon, respectively. However, prices in those states will likely increase “in the next few days,” tweeted De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy.
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“By the weekend, we won’t see any state with an average of less than $ 3 / gal, this will be the first time in over 2,500 days since this last happened,” a De Haan said in a subsequent tweet.
Fox Business’s Daniella Genovese and Andrew Mark Miller contributed to this report