The conflict along the Russia-Ukraine border is causing more pain at the gas pump in the U.S. in recent days.
Professor of political science at U-W Madison Yoshiko Herrera says we could see a $4.00 a gallon in Wisconsin as early as this spring.
“We are already at $96-97 a barrel (of oil) so getting up to $100 dollars a barrel seems like that’s a distinct possibility,” said Herrera.
She says the conflict along the Russia-Ukraine border is affecting those prices by causing fear of higher oil prices even without an actual cut off of supply.
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