Gas price in the United States reached its highest since 2008 on Sunday, with an average value of 4.009 dollars per gallon or 1.057 dollars per liter.
According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), the average gas price today is 4.009 dollars per gallon (3.79 liters), with states such as California, where the price has reached 5.288 dollars per gallon.
CNBC pointed out that this is the highest gas price in the United States since July 2008.
The price per gallon shot up an average of 40 cents in the last week.
The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) closed Friday (the last trading day of the week) with a rise of 7.4% and stood at 115.68 dollars a barrel.
The reference barrel in the United States increased its price at the end of a session marked by the fear of nuclear incidents in Eastern Europe, and accumulates a revaluation of 25% per week.