Did your Louisiana gas prices move in the past week?

Published 6:17 am Monday, February 4, 2019

LAPLACE — Gasoline prices in Louisiana are unchanged in the past week, averaging $1.98/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,436 stations in Louisiana.
This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.8 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.25/g, according to GasBuddy.
Average gasoline prices on February 4 in Louisiana have ranged widely over the last five years:
$2.41/g in 2018, $2.11/g in 2017, $1.59/g in 2016, $1.93/g in 2015 and $3.10/g in 2014.
Including the change locally during the past week, prices Sunday were 42.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago and are 4.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
The national average has increased 1.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 34.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
Areas near Louisiana and their current gas price climate:
• Baton Rouge- $1.95/g, up 1.5 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.93/g.
• New Orleans- $1.94/g, unchanged  from last week’s $1.93/g.