For American drivers, a significant shift in the global crude oil market might result in higher gas costs.
In an effort to support oil prices, which have fallen to less than $95 per barrel today from more than $120 per barrel at the beginning of June.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said earlier this week that it will reduce crude output by 2 million barrels per day.
The primary element affecting gasoline's retail price at the pump is the wholesale cost of crude oil.
Due to decreased demand and the switch to less expensive winter fuel mixes, gas prices often fall across the country during the winter.
After OPEC cuts oil production, these are the high gas prices that might result.