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GASOLINE SURVEY: $3 Plus Gasoline Prevails in Most of WV

Posted by kinchendavid on August 7, 2006

By David M. Kinchen
Editor, Huntington News Network

Hinton, WV   – Gasoline prices in Hinton rose from $2.99 to $3.05 at Chevron Foodmart in Avis, the nearby Go Mart, as well as the Exxon and Cargo stations on the bypass on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006.

Statewide, the lowest observed price on Aug. 6, 2006 was $2.83 a gallon at the Wal-Mart in New Martinsville. The highest outside of Charleston was $3.19 at Rich Oil in Elkins, according to http://www.westvirginiagasprices.com. Regular was $2.93 at Mobil in Wheeling; $2.91 at Flying J in Catlettsburg, KY; $2.94 at Exxon and Speedway in Vienna and $3.15 at Citgo in Logan on Aug. 6, 2006. Regular was $3.15 at Chevron in Huntington; $3.14 at Kroger on Harper Road in Beckley and $3.05 at Cargo and Go Mart in Bluefield, as well as KO in nearby Green Valley.

In the Charleston area, gasoline on Aug. 6, 2006 continued last week’s statewide high with regular selling for $3.19 at the Citgo in central Charleston, according to http://www.charlestongasprices.com. Most other stations in Charleston, Kanawha City and South Charleston had regular for $3.15 on Aug. 6, up from last week’s $3.09, at Chevron, Go Mart, Speedway and Exxon. Regular was $2.96, up from last week’s $2.93, at Rich Oil in Jefferson on Aug. 6. It was $3.17 at BP in Hurricane; $3.05 at Exxon in Cross Lanes; and $2.96 at Go Mart in Cross Lanes – the same as last week.

HERE IS A SITE where you can get up-to-date gasoline prices anywhere in the U.S. by just plugging your Zip Code into a box on the site and hitting “go.” It’s worth a try, especially with the heavy summer traveling season now in full swing, but don’t forget where you got the information: Check out our survey every week! Here’s the site:

http://autos.msn.com/everyday/gasstations.aspx?zip=&src=Netx

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