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Drivers may need to prepare for more potential pain at the pump.
The national average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas has reached $3.59, up 33 cents so far this year, according to GasBuddy data. With ongoing uncertainty over how oil supplies could be affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, consumers are likely to continue to see elevated prices when they fill up their tank.
“This is an extremely fluid and volatile situation,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. “It’s going to be a bumpy road.”
Oil prices spiked Thursday on the heels of Russia invading Ukraine. U.S. crude, for…