Colorado sees spike in gas prices after Suncor refinery closes

(The Center Square) – Gas prices in Colorado spiked over the last week following the closure of the Suncor refinery in Commerce City.The average pr...

January 8, 2023
1:20 AM

(The Center Square) – Gas prices in Colorado spiked over the last week following the closure of the Suncor refinery in Commerce City.The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the state is $2.93, up from $2.81 a week ago, according to AAA. The refinery closed last month after experiencing 'equipment damage in the days leading up to December 24th, 2022.''The inspection and repair of the damaged equipment is ongoing,' Suncor said in a news release last week. 'Based on our current assessment we anticipate a progressive restart of the facility with a return to full operations expected to be completed by late Q1 2023.

Derek Drlin