Gas Prices Closing in on the $4 Mark in Pittsburgh

Jul 2, 2014
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Perhaps you have noticed the marquee at your local convenience store and other displays of the price of a gallon of gas inching upward in past weeks. Pennsylvania’s gas prices have been ranked the tenth highest in the country.

The average price of a gallon of gas in Pennsylvania is $3.76, well above the national average of $3.67. Pittsburgh is even higher than the rest of Pennsylvania, with an average price of a gallon of gas costing $3.84.

Gregg Laskoski, Senior Petroleum Analyst for, said in some areas of Pittsburgh $4.00 for a gallon of gas is a penny away.

Gas Prices At Lowest in Two Years

Nov 1, 2013

Gas prices in Pittsburgh are lower than they’ve been since 2010. According to Gregg Laskoski, Senior Petroleum Analyst at, prices could stay low throughout the holiday season.

Right now gas in Pennsylvania is roughly $3.40, down from $3.70 just a couple years ago, reports Laskoski. He attributes the price drop to the changing of the seasons.

Tracking the Tank: What factors into gas prices?

Jul 24, 2013
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Following a national price peak in February of $3.75 per gallon, gas prices are not predicted to reach any highs this summer, but numbers are still steadily rising.  Many different factors contribute to the cost of fuel including refinery upkeep, Middle East politics and consumer demand. Gregg Laskoski, Senior Problem Analyst for explains the regional gasoline situation.