NORTH SALEM, N.Y. Drivers around North Salem might find it worth their while to go a few miles extra for better prices. According to the Lundberg Survey, an independent market company specializing in petroleum information, gasoline prices are on the rise.
The national average price of self-serve, regular gas was $3.51 on July 27, compared to $3.41 just a few weeks ago, according to Lundberg. The survey explains that the price of fuel is dictated mainly by the price of crude oil and the price of crude on July 27 was $90.12 per barrel. This is slightly higher than the last analysis, but still compares favorably with the March 1 price, which was $110.55 per barrel.
As of Wednesday, the least expensive gas in the North Salem area was at the Valero Station on Route 22 near Sodom Road in Southeast. The price was $3.79 per gallon for regular. The Hess Station a little further north on Route 22 is charging $3.83 for regular.
If you drive south on Route 100, Somers Sunoco Station, near the intersection of Highview Road, is charging $3.97. The Mobil Station near Route 202 is charging $3.99.
The Shell Station on Route 22 in Croton Falls is charging $3.95 for customers paying cash.
If your travels take you through Ridgefield, the cheapest gas is $3.79, at the Valero Station at the intersection of Danbury Road and Route 7. The Shell Station on Danbury Road near Copps Hill is charging $4.09.
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