Gas prices increasing, but still low

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 10.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.17/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.26/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Nebraska during the past week, prices yesterday were 11.0 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 3.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "Gasoline prices in the Rockies generally remain under their year ago levels, with the lowest price in the country in Laramie, Wyoming, where gasoline has plunged to $2.35/gallon.

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