Consumer demand strains and the lack of extra oil on the global market mean retail gas prices in the United States continue to climb, analysts said. Motor club AAA lists a national average retail price of $2.86 for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline on Tuesday, relatively unchanged since one week ago. Americans returned to work this week after a long holiday to mark Independence Day with gas prices at four-year highs. “As gas prices saw their highest level on July 4 in four years, President Trump continues to try to push OPEC to produce more crude oil, but so far, it hasn’t materialized into much of anything,” Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, said in a […]