Gasoline prices in the Commonwealth continue to rise, increasing by 15 cents as of Tuesday afternoon.
The price of regular gasoline at Mobil Oil Marianas increased to $4.059 per gallon, while diesel prices increased to $4.519.
The gasoline prices for Shell Marianas also increased to the same levels at $4.059 and $4.519 for regular gasoline and diesel respectively.
Last Feb. 12, Mobil’s regular gasoline was at $3.909, while the price per gallon for diesel was at $4.369. For Shell, regular gasoline was pegged at $3.91 a gallon, while diesel was pegged at $4.37 a gallon.
The two companies traditionally mirror their price movements.
According to www.fuelgaugereport.com, the average cost of regular gas in the U.S. mainland is $2.15 per gallon, while the national average is $2.30.
The average for diesel is at $2.865 a gallon.
The website also reported that the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased for 28 consecutive days for a total of 27 cents per gallon, which is the longest streak of rising prices since last spring.