about three years ago by Jim Taylor, RFD Radio Network
The demand in both the gas and diesel markets remains strong this summer. The average price for gasoline in Illinois is $2.32 a gallon compared to $2.15 the same time a year ago, according to Triple-A numbers. GROWMARK’s Harry Cooney says crude oil production is also up in the US.
Chicago currently has the highest average price at the pump in Illinois at $2.68 a gallon. The lowest average price is $2.11 in Champaign. Diesel prices are averaging $2.40 a gallon in Illinois compared to $2.32 a year ago.