Wednesday, April 24, 2013
See which station has the lowest gas prices in Robinson, Moon and Crescent townships.
The summer driving season is just around the corner, a time when Robinson-Moon area drivers brace for more pain at the pump. But maybe not this year. Jeff Edwin of Ross was pleasantly surprised Monday when he filled up his sport utility vehicle at the Sheetz on Babcock Boulevard for $3.57 a gallon. “Get it while it's less than $3.60, you know? It's a good thing,” Edwin told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review . “I'm just hopeful they stay the way they are, and don't start rising again for as long as they can. I'm an average worker with average pay ... and it makes a big difference in my life.” Retail gas prices have dropped steadily since the end of February because more refineries have come back on line after routine maintenance, and crude oil …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Experts explain why prices in Ohio are up to 50 cents a gallon cheaper than Western Pennsylvania. See which Robinson and Moon gas stations offer the lowest prices.
Monday, January 14
If you live in Cleveland, there's a good chance you could fill up your tank for about $3 a gallon, and that's more than 50 cents a gallon cheaper than in the Robinson and Moon area, according to the AAA. Drivers in five states (Wyo., Utah, Colo., Okla. and Minn.) currently pay less than $3 per gallon at the pump, while only drivers in Hawaii pay more than $4 per gallon, the AAA said. Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores, told the Post-Gazette that said prices vary for several reasons. One is a different state gas tax rate, which favor Ohio at $46.4 cents a gallon, or 4.3 cents below Pennsylvania's 50.7 cents. Another reason, Lenard said, is because different pipelines and gasoline refineries and …
Saturday, March 19, 2011
In this new weekly feature, Patch tells you where to save money on fuel.
Looking to save money at the pump this weekend? Head over to Citgo on McGovern Boulevard in Crescent. The last time Patch checked, fuel there was selling for $3.52 per gallon -- the cheapest price in the Moon area. That's 7 cents less than the $3.59-per-gallon price at Sheetz, BP and Sunoco on University Boulevard and BP on Brodhead Road in Moon. AAA reports that the national average price of gas is $3.54 per gallon. Of course, prices are subject to change. Keep Patch updated on gas prices around town by e-mailing Local Editor Jenna Staul at Jenna.Staul@Patch.com or writing a comment below.