New Orleans, La. - The cost of gasoline in New Orleans has risen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.14 a gallon. That compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $3.26 a gallon according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
GasBuddy's daily survey of 415 gas outlets in New Orleans shows that despite the slight rise, prices are 7.9 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago. However, today's prices are 4.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.