Lowest price reported—2.88 a gallon.
Prices at some local stations flirt with sub-$3 territory.
Says “jitters” in the Mideast are overcoming usual fall price drop.
The current St. Louis average of $3.68 per gallon for regular unleaded is more than 25 cents higher than just last month.
Dramatic 14-cent per gallon decline over last seven days.
Expert: St. Louis prices dropping three times faster than national average.
Gas prices are about to break through a barrier, that hasn’t been broken in six months.
The national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.51 per gallon. Last week’s plunge in oil prices could push the average to $3.25 per gallon by November.
Gas prices have risen sharply in the St. Louis area over the past week.