Oklahoma's average retail gasoline price Tuesday was $3.410 per gallon, the highest price since it hit $3.417 on Sept. 19, 2013. The state’s average for self-serve regular has risen two cents in the past week but is still seven cents below the price one year ago.
“We may be at or nearly at our springtime peak for gasoline prices in Oklahoma,” said Chuck Mai, spokesman for AAA Oklahoma. “Over the last three years, the national average has been peaking earlier and earlier. In 2011, the spring high of $3.98 was recorded on May 5; in 2012, the high of $3.94 was hit on April 5; and in 2013, the national spring price reached and in 2013, the national spring price reached $3.79 on Feb. 27, which was the earliest peak on record.”