Gasoline prices drop; Las Vegas down 13 cents in last month

Nevada motorists are finding holiday cheer at the gasoline pumps.

AAA reports the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has fallen 7 cents in the past month to a statewide average of $3.28.

Some areas have seen even bigger declines since November. The price is Las Vegas is down 13 cents while the average price in Reno has fallen 10 cents.

Nationally, the average price is $3.26 per gallon.

North Las Vegas has the cheapest gasoline in the state at $3.20, while Elko reports the most expensive at $3.52.

AAA says abundant supplies, flat demand and falling crude oil prices are contributing to lower gasoline prices.


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