Energy Voices Why gas prices are on the rise, again

Due to a combination of union strikes, an oil refinery explosion and the winter season, gas prices are rising again.

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The price of gasoline rose 13 cents in the last two weeks, bringing the national average for a gallon of regular gas to $2.33 – up 26 cents from the national low which hit on Jan. 26. –according to the Lundberg Survey released on Sunday.