Ohio Gas Prices Down 4 Cents This Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - As oil prices have continued to slide, Ohio gasoline prices have fallen 4 cents in the past week.

The daily survey from AAA and the Oil Price Information Service has the cost of a gallon of regular averaging $3.56 statewide, down from $3.60 last Monday.

Prices have gone down by an average 12 cents in the last month. Last year at this time, regular-grade gas was selling in the state for an averaging $2.98.

Crude oil prices have plunged by more than 25 percent since surging to a record $147.27 a barrel on July 11. Oil prices were rising on Monday as Hurricane Ike appeared likely to cause more production disruptions in the Gulf of Mexico.