New Orleans, La. - Gasoline prices in New Orleans are up significantly from a month ago, but the news may be improving in the coming weeks. According to NewOrleansGasPrices.com, motorists are paying nearly 37 cents less per gallon. In the past week, prices are up 5.6 cents per gallon, averaging $3.52/g. This compares with the national average that has increased 5.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.67/g.
Including the change in gas prices in New Orleans during the past week, prices are 11.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago. The national average has increased 24.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 5.7 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.