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GASOLINE SURVEY: Prices Decline in Most of WV

Posted by kinchendavid on August 21, 2006

By David M. Kinchen
Editor, Huntington News Network

Hinton, WV  – Gasoline prices in Hinton declined from $2.97 a gallon to $2.89 for regular at Chevron Foodmart in Avis, the nearby Go Mart, as well as the Exxon and Cargo stations on the bypass on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006.

Statewide, the lowest observed price on Aug. 20, 2006 was $2.65 at the Sam’s Club in Vienna, down from last week’s $2.73 a gallon. In Parkersburg, gas was $2.68 at Speedway and $2.69 at BP and Marathon, according to http://www.westvirginiagasprices.com. Regular was $3.04 at Exxon in Canaan Valley, $3.03 at Chevron in Charles Town and $2.97 at Dairy Mart in Glen Dale. It was $2.95 at Sunoco in Thomas. In the Beckley area, gas was $2.95 at Go Mart in Sophia and $2.95 at Exxon in Crab Orchard. In the Huntington area, on Aug. 20, gas was $2.86 a gallon at Exxon in Barboursville and $2.93 at Citgo in Barboursville. At the Rich Oil station across from Camden Park in Huntington, regular was $2.83. It was $2.89 at BP, Exxon and Marathon in Huntington, down considerably from last week’s range of $3.05 to $3.09.

In the Charleston area, gasoline on Aug. 20, 2006 declined sharply from last week’s statewide of high of regular selling for $3.19 at the Citgo in central Charleston to a more reasonable $2.97, according to http://www.charlestongasprices.com. Regular was $2.89 at Exxon and Chevron in South Charleston and $3 at BP in Charleston. Outlying communities reported much lower prices: $2.74 at BP in Jefferson; $2.74 at Go Mart in Spring Hill; $2.74 at Go Mart in St. Albans and $2.75 at Pilot in Nitro, down from last week’s $2.87.

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.”  Here’s the site:


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