Frederick gas prices are among the highest in the state, averaging $2.58 per gallon of regular unleaded, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Maryland’s state average was $2.55 per gallon, with the highest prices of $2.66 in the Washington, D.C., suburbs, and the lowest prices in Salisbury at $2.44.
Attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia on Sept. 14 helped drive gas prices up by double digits, at a time when lower oil prices and a drop in demand for gasoline after Labor Day traditionally brings prices down.
Frederick’s average price was 1 cent lower Friday than a week before, and up 11 cents from a month ago, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic’s records.
— Ryan Marshall