Updated: 2/22/2021


IN A PRESS RELEASE, A SPOKESPERSON FOR AAA REPORTS THAT GAS PRICES SURGED AS WINTER WEATHER WREAKED HAVOC ON THE GULF COAST REFINERY REGION.

MOTORISTS ARE FILLING-UP TO SOME OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE GAS PRICES SEEN IN OVER A YEAR. ON THE WEEK, 66% OF STATE AVERAGES SPIKED BY DOUBLE DIGITS (10–22 CENTS), DRIVING THE NATIONAL AVERAGE UP BY 13 CENTS TO $2.63. THAT IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE NATIONAL AVERAGE SINCE OCTOBER 2019. HOWEVER, TENNESSEE REMAINS THE 9TH LEAST EXPENSIVE MARKET IN THE NATION.

TENNESSEANS ARE FINDING THE MOST EXPENSIVE PRICES AT THE PUMP THIS WEEK SINCE SEPTEMBER 2019 - UP 12 CENTS OVER LAST WEEK ALONE. THE TENNESSEE GAS PRICE AVERAGE IS NOW $2.41 WHICH IS 21 CENTS MORE THAN ONE MONTH AGO AND NEARLY 18 CENTS MORE THAN ONE YEAR AGO.