Midwest Drought Helps Push U.S. Gasoline Prices Higher
(Reuters) Gasoline prices in the United States rose over the past two weeks, driven partly by supply disruptions and a drought-induced rise in ethanol prices, a widely followed survey showed on Sunday.
…Trilby Lundberg, who conducts the survey of some 2,500 gas stations nationwide, said the rise was partly the result of temporary supply disruptions at refineries and an increase in the cost of corn-based ethanol caused by a severe Midwestern drought. READ MORE and MORE (CTPost.com) and MORE (Las Vegas Sun) and MORE (USA Today) and MORE (WMCTV.com)