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Average gas prices increased in North Dakota, experts predict prices will be $1.5 higher for Memorial Day compared to last year



North Dakota – The average price of gas per gallon in North Dakota has risen by 7 cents in the last seven days.

According to AAA, the current statewide average price per gallon is $4.17. That is a rise of 28 cents compared to the previous month and a rise of $1.32 compared to the previous year. The price of a gallon of gas in Fargo now averages close to $4.19.

At this time, the price per gallon had reached a national average of $4.59.

According to Patrick DeHaan, director of petroleum analysis for the price-tracking website Gas-Buddy, prices for the Memorial Day weekend are expected to be around $1.50 more than they were during the same time period in 2021. However, according to DeHaan, there are indicators that price rises are slowing down to a more manageable pace.