Peoria Gas Prices Up Slightly

Published 03/31 2014 06:56PM

Updated 03/31 2014 07:01PM

Average retail gas prices in Peoria have risen .3 cents per gallon in the past week, according to a release Monday from Prices were 5.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago but 3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan says prices may get worse as refiners purge supplies of winter spec gasoline. Refineries will be finishing up maintenance and there could be localized price spikes, according to DeHaan.

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