Gas prices jump a nickel overnight in Houston

March 11, 2012 2:59:57 PM PDT
A gallon of regular gasoline in Houston was 5 cents more expensive Sunday morning than it was a day earlier.

Prices in Houston went up a nickel overnight to $3.71.

The average U.S. price per gallon has jumped 12 cents over the past two weeks. That's according to the latest Lundberg Survey of fuel prices, which puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.81.

Midgrade costs an average of $3.96 a gallon, and premium is at $4.07.

Of the cities surveyed, Denver has the nation's lowest price $3.36. Los Angeles has the highest at $4.35.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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