Ohio gas prices up slightly from a week ago

State, national average for gallon of regular gas is $3.56


COLUMBUS — Prices at the pump are up in Ohio to start the work week.

The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.56 in today's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s a nickel higher than last Monday.

Today’s Ohio price is about 4 cents lower than a month ago, and just a penny lower than last year at this time.

The national average today was identical to the Ohio average at 3.56 per gallon. That’s up 3 cents from last week, and 11 cents higher than a month ago.

Analysts say ongoing seasonal maintenance at refineries and concerns over simmering tensions in the Ukraine have been keeping prices up.

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