The national average now stands at $2.19 for a gallon of regular gas - the lowest it's been since early December 2016.
"Absolutely wonderful to see how quickly prices have fallen, and the return of something few Americans have seen since the early 2000s", DeHaan wrote in a press release.
The pandemic has driven oil prices down for weeks after stunting China's economy. On the week, gas price averages in 35 states decreased by double-digits, pushing the national average to $2.25, the cheapest price point of the year.
Right now, crude oil prices are trending at about $30 a barrel compared to previous year when they were almost $70 a barrel, AAA spokesman Jeanette Casselano noted.
The average price in the US was $2.196 as of Thursday. Union County's average was $2.09 per gallon.
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The government will help cover some of the costs for these flights, but people will expected to pay a reasonable price as well. Residents returning to the territory will be required to self-isolate in Yellowknife, Fort Smith, Hay River, or Inuvik.
Tuesday, the average US gasoline price dropped to $2.24, which is down by 20 cents from a month ago, according to Breitbart News. The national average diesel fuel price dropped 9.65 cents to $2.8803.
Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee have at least one gas station selling gas for under $1.30 a gallon.
In turn, the drop in demand caused by the coronavirus, big oil-producing countries Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation got together to discuss plans to cut-back oil production in hopes to balance out supply and demand.
Gas prices are highest, on average, in Hawaii and California.
USA oil prices fell 24% on Wednesday to $ 20.37 a barrel. Another reason for the falling prices is lowered demand from core industries; fewer planes, cruise ships, and factories are functioning at typical levels.
"The last time there was a global surplus of this magnitude was never", Jim Burkhard, vice president and head of oil markets at IHS Markit, wrote in a note to investors Monday.