updated 9/27/2009 6:18:36 PM ET 2009-09-27T22:18:36

The average price of regular gasoline in the United States has dropped nearly seven cents over a two-week period to $2.52.

That's according to the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.

Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price for a gallon of mid-grade on the survey day of Sept. 25 was $2.65. Premium was at $2.77.

St. Louis had the lowest average price among cities surveyed, at $2.16 a gallon for regular. Anchorage was the highest at $3.29.

In California, a gallon of regular cost an average of $3.09.

Stockton had the state's least expensive gas at $3.06 a gallon. San Francisco remained the steepest at $3.15.

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