Report: Chicago's Gas Priced Highest in Nation

By Associated Press and Alexandria Fisher
|  Monday, Apr 8, 2013  |  Updated 8:25 AM CDT
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The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped six cents over the past two weeks, but despite the decline Chicago's fuel ranks as the priciest, according to a recent survey.

The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.65. Midgrade costs an average of $3.82 a gallon, and premium is $3.96.

Diesel was down two pennies to $4.05 gallon.

Of the cities surveyed in the lower 48 states, Chicago has the highest rates at $4.05, roughly 40 cents higher per gallon than the nation's average. The lowest average gas price lies in Billings, Mont. at $3.33.

Gas prices started going down on Feb. 22, and have reached an all-time low for this year for 2013.

According to chicagogasprices.com the cheapest gas is located at Sam’s Club in Addison on Rohlwing Rd and the most expensive gas is located at the BP on Lawrence Ave.

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