Investigating gas price differences

22News Pump Price Patrol always keeps track of where you'll find the lowest price to pay for a gallon of gas.

Western Massachusetts wants to know why so many service stations not far from each other vary in price as much as they do.

22News was out and about today checking up on what some Springfield area service stations are charging their customers.

We noticed that some service stations in close proximity to each other had a difference of at least twenty five cents a gallon.

Casey Hale of Springfield is one driver who told 22News, the price of gas shouldn’t vary as much as it does.

“I feel frustrated about it because I makes me feel there’s a lot more that goes into prices than just supply and demand.

If I’m just coming off the Interstate, and then I go several miles in and it’s much cheaper, and I feel a little powerless about it

No matter where you’re traveling here in Western Massachusetts, the 22News Pump Price Patrol always keeps track of where you’ll find the lowest price to pay for a gallon of gas.

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