FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — After a steady rise, the average price per gallon of gas fell by a penny last week in Connecticut, according to AAA Northeast.
Nationally, gas prices fell an average of three cents per gallon over the past week.
AAA’s weekly survey of prices in Connecticut’s four regional areas as follows:
- Greater Bridgeport/Stamford $2.56
- New Haven/Meriden $2.45
- Greater Hartford $2.45
- New London/Norwich $2.45
- Statewide Average: $2.48
Markets continue to react to the recent OPEC oil production agreement as participating countries implement production cuts in an attempt to rebalance the global market. Meanwhile, the U.S increased its drilling activities, which is contributing to increased oil production here.