TULSA - Gas prices jumped about 15 cents overnight and they could go up even more in the coming days.
Summer is the peak travel season and motorists usually see gas prices rise more and more, and national experts predict prices will increase another 10 to 20 cents in the near future.
Rising oil prices have been attributed to unrest in Egypt and offline production in Libya, though you can also lay part of the blame on low U.S. production.
U.S. inventories showed an unusually large drop in production for a second week, making this the biggest two-week drop in inventory in 30 years.
In Oklahoma, motorists can look to Cushing as part of the problem. A report by NBC News indicates stockpiles of crude oil in Cushing fell by 2.9 million barrels last week -- the lowest level since December 2012.
According to GasBuddy.com , the lowest prices for regular unleaded in Oklahoma is $3.12 a gallon in Chouteau.
The national average is about $3.50.
Check out gas prices by location at http://bit.ly/gaspage.
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