Florida Gas Prices Decline Despite Barry

July 15, 2019

Florida gas prices declined through the weekend, even as Tropical Storm (to later become Hurricane) Barry moved over oil platforms and refineries along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Most of Louisiana’s refineries appear to have weathered Tropical Storm Barry without operational incident. Only one refinery shut down on a precautionary basis, while others continued to run. The restart process can take about a week to complete if there is no damage. Nearly 73% of total Gulf of Mexico production was shut in (temporarily stopped), according to the Federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.

The state average declined to $2.63 per gallon on Sunday. In Escambia County, Sunday’s average price per gallon of regular unleaded was also $2.63, but stations in Cantonment were as low as $2.54.

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