Report: Oklahomans seeing lowest gas prices in the country
TULSA, Okla. – As gas prices across the country continue to drop, it seems Oklahoma drivers may see the biggest savings at the pump.
According to AAA, Tulsa has the lowest average gas price among the nation’s major metropolitan areas.
Oklahomans are paying around $1.57 a gallon for regular gasoline, which is the lowest in the country.
“Crude oil’s in a free fall amid plentiful supplies, increased exports from Iran, and concerns that problems in the Chinese economy will reduce fuel demand,” said Chuck Mai, spokesman for AAA Oklahoma. “While this is not good news for the oil industry or the state of Oklahoma, these low gas prices are making driving more affordable, incentivizing motorists to hit the highway for a good-fashioned American road trip, weather permitting.”
On Wednesday, drivers across the country were paying $1.87 per gallon on average.
Oil prices in Oklahoma have dropped to its lowest mark since January 2009.