by Christa Lollis
Oil prices rose to an all time high today. Across the nation an average gallon of regular unleaded gas is now $3.18 according to AAA. Here in Texas the average is $3.08. East Texas is seeing higher prices than the Texas average. Around Lufkin residents are paying $3.08 at the pump. This is up from last year when the average price was $2.37. Experts say relief may not come anytime soon. In fact as the spring and summer months approach and demand increases, prices at the pump will be on the rise as well.