Auto club AAA reported this week that the hurricane halted oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, causing an increase in prices around the nation.
In Georgia, the average price of regular unleaded rose from $3.64 a week ago to $3.70 as of August 26, AAA reported.
Nationally, the price rose from $3.72 last week to $3.74 this week, according to AAA.
The Associated Press reported Wednesday that regular unleaded had risen to $3.75 nationwide after Hurricane Isaac made landfall.
The consumer website georgiagassprices.com reported slightly different results.
The site claimed that Georgia was a little higher than the national average on Wednesday, at $3.86 for regular unleaded. The national average was $3.79, the site reported.
The website listed regular unleaded prices in Calhoun ranging from $3.95 at the Marathon located at 756 Ga. Highway 53 to $3.60 at the Petro at 3840 Highway 53.
On Thursday, the website showed prices in Calhoun to be slightly higher than the day before, with the low at $3.64 at Midnite Oil at North Wall St. and Jones Road
AAA reported that there were two to three million fewer barrels of oil produced this week. As a result, the price of oil rose 14 cents over the last week.
The Associated Press reported Thursday that the price of oil was more than $95 per barrel.