PUMP PATROL: State average for gallon of gas sits at $4.13 as Biden releases oil reserves

The state average for a gallon of gas stands at $4.13, which is down a cent Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2022, 10:50 AM

Updated 797 days ago

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The state average for a gallon of gas stands at $4.13, which is down a cent Wednesday.
The highest recorded average was almost exactly a month ago at $4.37. 
Drivers still aren't satisfied. They want to see that price drop even more. 
“My car now takes I think about almost $40 to fill and before only $30,” says Jennifer Green, of Perth Amboy. “So, it's a big difference, especially what I do, I only get paid once a month, so it hurts me. “
President Joe Biden calls this "Putin’s price hike" and has plans to release roughly 1 million barrels of oil per day from the nation's strategic petroleum reserve over the next six months to reduce energy and gas prices
The search for electric cars on cars.com jumped 112% from the end of February to the beginning of March. 


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