“Some people at the BP station have been waiting for as long as an hour Thursday morning,” according to WKBN.
The price at the pump has fallen and we can expect to see a further reduction in gas prices.
Last Monday, Michigan ranked third in the nation, behind Indiana and Illinois, for largest weekly increases in gas prices and seventh for the most expensive average gas prices at about $3 a gallon.
There is renewed optimism following repairs at a BP refinery in Indiana that led to last week’s 80-cent per gallon spike in fuel prices in Michigan and throughout the Midwest.
As Michigan drivers deal with a spike in gas prices, the state is warning gas stations against any attempt to take advantage of consumers by price gouging or price fixing.
“The BP refinery is experiencing an unexpected shutdown and we don’t know the extent of the damage.”
Authorities in Michigan have said that the average now is $2.90 per gallon — about a 10-cent hike from Monday.
Another jump at the gas pump — just in time for the long Memorial Day holiday.
We’re paying about $1.42 less for gas than we did a year ago.
AAA Michigan’s weekly fuel gauge survey shows prices rose by 20 cents to a statewide average of 2.48 per gallon.