Gas is going for $2.439 at retail nearby [7/11/2009].
On 7/4/2008 gas was at $4.199 locally.
On 7/6/2007 gas was $3.199 locally.
In Summer 2008 there was a huge price spike where the national average topped $4 a gallon. Crude oil also closed above $145 a barrel.
What do you think the national average will be for a gallon of regular at the end of 2009?