The following statement was issued Monday by GasBuddy:
Average retail gasoline prices in Fort Wayne have risen 10.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.36/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Fort Wayne.
This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.26/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Fort Wayne during the past week, prices yesterday were 33.9 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 1.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
The national average has decreased 4.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 21.4 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.
GasBuddy operates FtWayneGasPrices.com and over 250 similar websites that track gasoline prices at over 140,000 gasoline stations in the United States and Canada. In addition, GasBuddy offers a free smartphone app which has been downloaded over 25 million times to help motorists find the lowest gasoline prices in their area.