Stories tagged with: Gas

November 16, 2015 - 5:53pm
36 weeks 3 days ago

Area motorists are getting an early holiday gift as gas prices are guzzling below $2.

According to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report, this time last year the average price for regular gas was $2.89 per gallon, making it nearly $1 cheaper today. We asked local residents how they felt with the gas prices dropping, and they had this to say.

"You're getting twice your money, and of course, you can go twice as far."

"I actually put too much in, and today I had to go...

January 23, 2015 - 5:37pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

It wasn't that long ago that drivers were complaining about the high price of gasoline. Well, Friday there are no complaints as gas prices have hit the lowest they've been since 2010.

In South Zanesville gas prices could be seen as low as $1.71, making it a great day for SUV, and truck drivers to fill up their tanks.

"I'm a lot happier with the way the gas prices are now than what they have been in the past years," said Adamsville resident, Tyler Perdue. "Since I...

October 13, 2014 - 5:56pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Gas prices in Ohio are hovering around $3.00 a gallon to start the work week, but in the Zanesville area prices have fallen below that price.

According the auto club AAA, the oil price information service and Wex Inc., a gallon of regular gas in the state was averaging $3.04 today. That's 13 cents less than a week ago. Zanesville's Nola Price is hoping these gas prices will stay around .

"I think they're wonderful! I'm just going in to pay for mine now."


March 24, 2014 - 6:23am
2 years 18 weeks ago

Ohio gas prices are down to start the work week, following weeks of increases.  The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio is averaging $3.51 in Monday’s survey from Auto Club AAA.  That’s 14 cents lower than last Monday.  Monday’s  price is 14 cents higher than a month ago, but is considerable lower than the $3.72 per gallon that Ohioans were paying a year ago.  The national average is about $3.53 per gallon, which is up a penny form last week,...

June 5, 2013 - 6:24pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Gas prices are up to $ 3.99  in the days after Memorial Day in Zanesville and across the state.

The economy, wages and different modes of transportation were all accounted for in Wednesday's conversations at the pump. Motorcyclist, Tom Formberg says there are pros and cons to using a motorcycle instead of car during times of high gas prices.

"It is economical to drive, however it is a high expense to keep up because tire wear out much more quickly, so a car is still...

May 3, 2013 - 5:18pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

The simulated oil and gas field is located right outside the Cambridge campus and is designed to give students a hands on experience of what it's like working in the oil industry, something that field trips can't do.

"We do take a lot of field trips out to actual drill sights and other activity in the oil and gas industry that's going on, but when you go to these sights you really can't do hands-on because of liability and not wanting to get anyone hurt," said Mike Whitson,...

October 7, 2011 - 11:37am
4 years 42 weeks ago

Known as "The Dirty Dozen," Zane State College graduated its first group of oil and gas field employees through a partnership with Retrain America.

The group of classmates completed a two-week, 80-hour Shale Exploration Certification course through Zane State College in Cambridge. President of Zane State Dr. Paul Brown says the course is offered to provide students with a short-term intensive training. He says the course gives them the fundamentals of working on a drilling...

March 14, 2011 - 10:44am
5 years 19 weeks ago

Pain at the pump continues for local residents here in Zanesville and the rest of the country.

Experts say Ohio motorists are paying almost 50 cents a gallon more for gasoline than they were a month ago after an eight cent jump in pump prices over the past week.  Local resident Chris Brown says increasing gas prices are affecting his whole family.

"We are going on vacation this summer. We didn't change our plans as far as that is concerned. We have a son away in college...

February 28, 2011 - 6:21pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

Ohio gas prices have shot up nearly 30 cents in the last week.

A survey from Auto Club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service, and Wright Express puts the state's average price for regular-grade gasoline at about $3.38 from $3.09 last Monday.

WHIZ spoke to some area residents who expressed their concerns.

"The prices are rising too much, too fast and I fear as long as the way things remain in the middle east, they're just going to get worse," said Alice Maxwell....

December 28, 2010 - 6:13pm
5 years 30 weeks ago

The gas prices keep rising, and local residents have something to say about it.

Mark Seevers says he hopes the gas prices are rising because of the holidays, so after that they can drop.  For now, Seevers keeps his traveling down to a minimum; driving to and from work.

"It's not very fun. driving an SUV, it's about 60 to 70 dollars for me to fill up every time," said Seevers.

Local resident Mike Ungurean believes this is a case of supply and demand.  If...

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