Isaac Already Affecting Gas Prices
As we monitor the progress of Isaac through the Gulf of Mexico you can be sure of one thing. We will all feel the effects of the storm no matter where it crosses the coast. Any tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico automatically triggers emergency procedures on oil platforms and drilling rigs.
This interruption in service always leads to higher prices at the pump. According to one internet site prices had already increased by a dime in many locations across the country.
The hope is that Isaac will not disrupt oil production or life along the Gulf Coast too long.
Here are the lowest prices for gasoline in Acadiana that we have found so far.