Diesel, gas, oil up

| Friday, March 30, 2007

International hostilities have helped cause the prices of diesel, gasoline and oil to all increase.

The average price of diesel went up 2 cents overnight Thursday night to a new national average of $2.75 a gallon Friday, according to ProMiles.

According to a AAA report, gasoline is averaging $2.63 a gallon – up 25 cents from a month ago.

And oil was trading at over $66 a barrel in New York Friday morning, up more than $2 from Wednesday.

Tensions over Iran’s capture of 15 British soldiers is said to be partly behind the increases.

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