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Gas prices drop over 7 cents in two weeks

A customer gets ready to fill his car with gasoline at a Shell gas station in San Francisco, California.
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A customer gets ready to fill his car with gasoline at a Shell gas station in San Francisco, California.

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.54.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the spike comes despite a jump in oil prices.

The current gas price is 34 cents above where it was a year ago. Gas in San Francisco was the highest in the contiguous United States at an average of $3.26 a gallon.

The lowest was in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at $2.18 a gallon.

The U.S. average diesel price is $2.88, holding steady from two weeks ago.