Gasoline prices around Arizona stay the same this week

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PHOENIX (AP) -

Gasoline prices around Arizona remain the same at the pumps this week.

Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $2.17 per gallon, unchanged from last week.

This week's national average is $2.26 per gallon, down by nearly 2 cents from last week.

Triple-A analysts say prices remain flat thanks to increased oil supply, but a moderate price increases could occur as it gets closer to spring refinery maintenance.

The East Valley that includes Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Queen Creek and Ahwatukee has Arizona's lowest average gasoline price at $2.09 a gallon with Flagstaff the highest at $2.42.

Ohio has the lowest average gas price among states in the continental U.S. at $2.02 a gallon and California the highest at $2.83.

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