Photo credit: Alexander Nguyen
Photo credit: Alexander Nguyen

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Tuesday for the 12th consecutive day, decreasing 1.2 cents to $4.15.

The average price has dropped 15.2 cents over the past 12 days, including a half-cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The decreases follow a seven-day stretch of increases totaling 75.7 cents that pushed the average price to its highest amount since May 4, 2014.

The average price is 11.2 cents less than one week ago but 58.6 cents more than one month ago and 14 cents higher than one year ago.

The Orange County average price also dropped for the 12th consecutive day, decreasing 1 cent to $4.128. It has dropped 14.7 cents over the past 12 days, including a half-cent on Monday.

The decreases follow a seven-day stretch of increases totaling 77.8 cents that pushed the average price to its highest amount since May 6, 2014.

The Orange County average price is 10.6 cents less than one week ago but 62.9 cents more than one month ago and 15.4 cents higher than one year ago.

—City News Service

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