FILE - In this June 11, 2013, file photo, a motorist puts fuel in his car's gas tank at a service station in Springfield, Ill. American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone. AAA says drivers are experiencing "sticker shock" as increased summer demand, unrest in Egypt and production disruptions in the U.S. and other countries push up the price of crude oil and gasoline. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline was $3.67 a gallon on Friday, July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
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CAMARILLO, Calif. —
The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 14 cents over the past two weeks, but San Francisco residents still were paying the nation’s highest prices at the pumps.
The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.38. Midgrade costs an average of $3.58 a gallon, and premium is $3.71.
Diesel was down four cents at $3.92 gallon.
Of the cities surveyed in the Lower 48 states, St. Louis has the nation's lowest average price for gas at $3.01. San Francisco has the highest at $3.88.
In California, the lowest average price was $3.74 in Sacramento. The average statewide for a gallon of regular was $3.83, a drop of 14 cents.
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