Opinion: America needs more oil and gas pipelines
As employers begin to encourage a return to the office and families plan road trips, the average price of a gallon of gasoline is at six-year highs. In 2020, the average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. was around $2.15, according to GasBuddy.com. Today, the average is around $3.04, a 41% increase.
Gas price increases boost the cost of travel for everyone, but they make everyday essentials, such as groceries, more expensive, too.