To the surprise of some, gas prices in the area continue to go down.
According to AAA’s weekly gas price report, the average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded, self-serve in Butler is $2.75. That’s fourteen cents cheaper- per gallon- than last week.
The average price for a gallon in western Pennsylvania as a whole is $2.92, down eight cents.
Analysts say inventories are up, which should keep gas prices stable for now, and move them even cheaper in the month ahead.
The average price of unleaded self-serve gasoline in various areas:
$2.899 Du Bois
$2.779 New Castle
$2.937 New Kensington