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Oklahoma Gas Prices Decrease

Drivers in the Sooner State are feeling less of a pinch at the pump.
MIAMI, OK.--- Drivers in the Sooner State are feeling less of a pinch at the pump. Gas prices in Oklahoma are at a three-year low. According to AAA, there are three reasons for the continued dip, and it sure has many people smiling. 

"It hurts, you're trying to support a family and you got other bills piling up on you," said Jason Springer, Miami Driver.

Oklahomans are starting to get some relief. Gas prices in the Sooner State have dropped by almost $1 since May, now sitting at an average of $2.93. 

"Whatever they're doing keep doing it," said Stephen Graham, Miami Driver.

AAA gave us three reasons why the gas prices are decreasing. 

"They're looking better all the time as production increases domestically. Two, demand is low. This is a low demand time of the year anyway, but historically, demand is lower since it's been. And three, there's nothing bad happening around the world in terms of disruption to supply or distribution in oil or gas," said Chuck Mai, Oklahoma AAA.  

It's music to the ears for Miami drivers- where gas is at an average of $2.89 per gallon.

"I think it's great. It needs to drop," said Springer. 

"You can take a little vacation when you want to. We're going to go see a play this weekend. We wouldn't be able to do that if the gas prices weren't what they are," said Graham. 

The good news gets better, AAA believes prices will continue to dip, and not only in Oklahoma.

"The national average according to the AAA website "fuelgaugereport.com" gas is now at $3.18 per gallon. I'm not sure if it will break $3.000 nationally on regular self server, but we'll probably come pretty close," said Mai.

For some, it couldn't have come at a better time.

"It's nice for the holidays, I can go see my mom four hours away," said Graham.

The nation's average of $3.18 per gallon - is the lowest since February 22nd, 2011.
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