Consumers are feeling the pinch at the pump with increased gas prices and they're expected to continue to rise.
Nationally gas prices have climbed 27 cents a gallon in the past month.
The national average now stands at 3 dollars and 66 cents a gallon.
Over the next few days drivers out west could see gas prices go up 25 cents or more.
A string of refinery breakdowns across the country has sent fuel traders into a panic and prices soaring.
Analysts hope gas prices will start to fall as demand trails off into the fall months.