Average annual U.S. gasoline prices during times of crisis between 1956 and 2011
(in U.S. cents per gallon)
Annual U.S. gasoline prices in times of crisis 1956-2011
This statistic shows average annual U.S. gasoline prices in selected times of crisis between 1956 and 2011. In 1956, the year of the Suez crisis, the average annual gasoline price in the U.S. stood at 249.9 U.S. cents per gallon.
Average annual U.S. gasoline prices during times of crisis between 1956 and 2011
(in U.S. cents per gallon)
Price per gallon in U.S. cents
Concerns over Iran (2011)350.9
Gulf War (1991)189.9
OPEC embargo (1973)198.9
Suez crisis (1956)249.9
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Annual U.S. gasoline prices in times of crisis 1956-2011
This statistic shows average annual U.S. gasoline prices in selected times of crisis between 1956 and 2011. In 1956, the year of the Suez crisis, the average annual gasoline price in the U.S. stood at 249.9 U.S. cents per gallon.
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