Gas Prices Keep Falling Throughout Georgia, Nation

first_imgIt’s been a very happy new year for commuters across the country including Georgia.Gas prices keep going down.The average cost for a gallon in metro Atlanta is $2.14, according to AAA.That’s down about a dime from last week and $1.07 less from this time last year.An audio version of this story.0:30“The price of crude is continuing its downward slide due to excess supply and weak demand,” says AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins. “Global oil prices are expected to remain relatively low for the first half of 2015, which could put additional pressure on high-cost production countries like the United States. Rebel forces continue to disrupt supply from OPEC member country Libya, yet the level of global oversupply appears capable of easing concerns that might otherwise send prices higher due to production concerns.”The national average for a gallon is $2.13. For Whom The Bell Rings Share Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility 0:30 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Related Stories ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Partylast_img read more