Ohio Prices Shoot Up

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The big drop in gas prices in Ohio didn’t last long.

A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was listed at an average of about $3.65 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s 27 cents higher than last Monday’s average of $3.38.

The Ohio price this week is 13 cents higher than the national average of $3.52.

Ohio’s average is about a dime lower than this time last month, and 6 cents lower than at the same time in 2012.

West Virginia’s Monday average was about $3.62 per gallon, compared to $3.59 a week ago and $3.75 one month ago.

The lowest average price in Ohio on Monday was about $3.58 in Youngstown and Warren.

The lowest average iu West Virginia was in the Weirton area at $3.60, while the highest was Huntington at $3.69.