Gas costs in Massachusetts climbed 3 cents previously week as crude oil moved up and a pair of refineries that serve the Northeast enter a upkeep cycle.
The value on the pump within the Bay State hit $3.77 in the newest survey, up from $3.74 every week in the past.
“The seasonal slide in gas prices we normally see this time of year hasn’t materialized because crude oil prices are above $90 a barrel and could rise further,” stated Mark Schieldrop, Senior Spokesperson for AAA Northeast.
“Meanwhile, adding to the local price pressures are overlapping fall maintenance schedules for two refineries critical for the U.S. Northeast market. Major work at Irving Oil’s refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick; and Monroe Energy’s facility in Trainer, Pa., began this week and will continue through November. It’s unusual for two refineries of this size to have simultaneous extended downtime.”
ABC turns to soccer amid writers strike
ABC can be airing extra “Monday Night Football” video games than initially deliberate.
An further 10 video games initially set to look solely on ESPN can be simulcast on ABC.
The further video games can be on community tv due to the continuing strikes by the Writers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists in opposition to the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which represents Disney, Netflix, Amazon and others.
The strikes, which have been happening for months, have delayed a lot of the upcoming fall tv season.
The transfer additionally signifies that ABC has a recreation all 18 weeks of the common season together with simulcasts of two playoff video games.