(WTNH) — Gas prices are going up across the country.
Both the Connecticut and national averages are up four cents in the past week.
Right now, the national average is $2.58. The average in Connecticut is $2.72.Related Content: Electronic tolls to be proposed, Republicans say not needed
AAA says this is due to crude oil prices being up about 65 cents a barrel. Consumer demand is also up while inventory is down.
Gas is 30 cents per gallon more expensive than it was at this time last year.