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GASOLINE SURVEY: Prices Continue to Decline Throughout WV

Posted by kinchendavid on September 17, 2006

By David M. Kinchen
Editor, Huntington News Network

Hinton, WV – Gasoline prices in Hinton dropped to $2.39 a gallon on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, down a dime from last week’s $2.49 a gallon, at Chevron Foodmart in Avis, the nearby Go Mart, as well as the Exxon and Cargo stations.

Statewide, the lowest observed price on Sept. 16, 2006 was $2.19 a gallon at Smith Mart in Moundsville, compared to last week’s $2.30 a gallon at Sam’s Club in Vienna, according to http://www.westvirginiagasprices.com. Regular was $2.20 a gallon at Sam’s Club in Vienna on Sept. 16. It was $2.22 at Kroger in Parkersburg, and $2.25 at most other stations in Parkersburg, including BP, Chevron, Exxon, Marathon and 7-11. The lowest observed Huntington price on Sept. 16 was $2.31 at Speedway and Exxon, down from last week’s $2.45 at Chevron; it was $2.33 at Rich Oil across from Camden Park.

In Morgantown, gas was $2.42 at Sheetz, down from last week’s $2.59 at the same station and fully 43 cents below the previous week’s $2.85. In the Bluefield-Princeton area, the price point on Sept. 16 was $2.29 at Go Mart in Green Valley, 20 cents below last week’s $2.49. It was $2.33 at KO in Green Valley, down from last week’s $2.49. The Go Mart station in Sophia, near Beckley, was charging $2.39 on Sept. 16, 2006.

In the Charleston area, the lowest observed price was $2.29 on Sept. 16, 2006, down a dime from last week’s $2.39 a gallon at Citgo in Hurricane, Speedway in Teays Valley, Go Mart and Rich Oil in Jefferson and at Go Mart in St. Albans, according to http://www.charlestongasprices.com. Closer to downtown Charleston, prices on Sept. 16 were a dime higher — $2.39 a gallon – at Speedway and Chevron in South Charleston.

These prices are down drastically from prices as high as $3.19 a gallon six weeks ago.

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, 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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