COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio drivers are seeing the cost of gas continue to creep upward as the week begins.
A gallon of regular gas was averaging $2.50 in Ohio in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's up 9 cents compared with a week ago but remains significantly cheaper than a year ago. At this time last year, the state average was $3.77.
Ohio's average was slightly below the national average Monday, which was about $2.54 per gallon. That's up 8 cents from a week ago, but it is $1.16 cheaper than a year ago.
Analysts say prices at the pump are rising as gasoline costs catch up to higher oil prices.
AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report: http://fuelgaugereport.aaa.com