Gas prices in some states are considerably higher than at this point last year.
Daniel James Graeber
A blocked Suez Canal pushed crude oil prices sharply higher Wednesday.
Market analysts caution against reading too much into the data.
Refineries are struggling to ramp up production ahead of the summer driving season.
U.S. oil production bounces in higher energy prices
Texas refineries race to play catch-up
Federal energy data doesn't matter this week. OPEC does.
Freeze, OPEC and COVID vax mean higher pump prices.