Gasoline prices could tumble below $2 per gallon in some states, but drivers shouldn’t expect to see those deep discounts until the mid-fall when summer driving season ends, demand diminishes and expensive summer gasoline gets replaced with cheaper winter blends.
The Marathon workers, who became locked in a heated battle over local issues including proposed company changes in work schedules and safety procedures, remain the only work group out of 15 nationwide still on the picket lines.
Pump prices have reached their highest point and should continue to fall for the rest of the summer as refineries run hard to process a glut of cheap oil, providing U.S. drivers the cheapest gasoline in six years.
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