Gas averages over $ 4 per gallon for the first time since 2008

New York (AP) — Regular gasoline prices averaged $ 4 per gallon (3.8 liters) across the United States on Sunday for the first time since 2008.

First full week Russia invades UkraineAccording to, the price of regular gas has risen by almost 41 cents. AAA motor club..

This represents the second-largest rise in average domestic prices for the week, GasBuddy reported.

“Russia’s war against Ukraine continues to progress and we are heading into a season when gas prices are usually rising, so Americans are more gas than ever,” said Patrick de Khan, head of oil analysis at Gas Buddy. You need to be prepared to pay for it. ” statement.

The highest ever average gasoline price was set at $ 4.10 per gallon on July 17, 2008.

President Joe Biden and Congress Ban imports Imposing Russian oil and energy sanctions on a country can have a significant impact on the world economy.

On Sunday, California had the highest average price per gallon of $ 5.29 in the US state, while Missouri had the lowest price of about $ 3.60.